supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Stay Safe Online: Advice for Parents and Carers
The internet is an amazing place for children to learn, create, have fun, game and communicate with friends, but they may occasionally have to deal with a variety of related challenging issues being online can bring. There are positive things you as a Parent or Carer can do to equip yourself to support your child or young person if they face such issues.
This guide will help you to better understand the potential risks and controls around popular online sites and platforms. The guide details how you can switch on profanity filters, restrict access to sexuality explicit language and block age-restricted content. It provides practical steps you can take to enhance your children or young persons’ safety and security online.