Where can I report a problem?
If you think your child has been ‘scammed, ripped off or conned’ online you can report it to Action Fraud online or call them on 0300 123 2040.
You can use the following links to find more information on how to report abuse, or report abuse.
When should I report to CEOP?
CEOP help children stay safe online. If someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know? It may be inappropriate chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it to us by clicking the link above.
Talk to ChildLine
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything.
Visit www.childline.org.uk or:
Call free on 0800 1111
Have a 1-2-1 chat online
Send an email
Keeping your children safe online matters. "Internet Matters" is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which aims to help parents keep their children safe online. We believe in maximising children’s potential online, while staying safe, and Internet Matters can help parents to address this important issue.
Internet Watch Foundation
If you see any criminal sexual content online you can report it anonymously to the Internet Watch Foundation.
If your child has seen any type of content online or offline, that you think is unsuitable for them, you can report it using ParentPort.
If you see any content that incites hatred you can report it to True Vision.
Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU)
If you see any content online related to terrorism, you can report it anonymously to the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU).
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