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Parents Protect! is a useful resource for all adults concerned about preventing child sexual abuse.
www.parentsprotect.co.uk  

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
www.ceop.police.uk
The CEOP Centre is the UK's national police agency set up to tackle child sexual abuse. If you are worried about someone's behaviour towards a child, online or offline, you can report this at www.ceop.police.uk. You can get help, advice and support on all issues related to internet safety for young people by visiting http://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

ChildLine
www.childline.org.uk 
0800 1111
Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online. You can also send ChildLine an email or post on the message boards.

NSPCC Helpline
www.nspcc.org.uk 
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline - 0808 800 5000
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to stopping child abuse. You can call their child protection helpline or contact them via email at help@nspcc.org.uk.

Barnardo's
www.barnardos.org.uk 
A children’s charity working to improve the lives of children.

Action for Children
www.actionforchildren.org.uk
A children's charity that supports and speaks out for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation
www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF) is a child protection charity committed to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused. LFF’s staff work with adult male and female sexual abusers; young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; victims of abuse and other family members.

Internet Matters

http://www.internetmatters.org/

Internet Matters is an online compendium of resources for parents to help them keep their children safe online.

The Home Office Disclosure Scheme
Keeping children safe: your right to ask for a police check
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Yourchildshealthandsafety/WorriedAbout/DG_189569?CID=Parents&PLA=url_mon&CRE=keepingchildrensafe
If you are worried about someone in your child’s life, you can get them checked by the police to see if they have a record of child sexual offences. Find out what you need to do to get someone checked.

NAPAC
www.napac.org.uk/
NAPAC is the National Association for People Abused in Childhood. It is a registered charity providing support and information for people abused in childhood.

Children’s Workforce Development Council
CWDC aims to improve the lives of children and young people by we leading workforce reform, improving chances for children and young people throughout the country.
http://www.cwdcouncil.org.uk/

The Munro Review of Child Protection
http://www.education.gov.uk/munroreview/
On 10 June 2010, ministers announced the launch of a review of child protection, headed by Professor Eileen Munro. The Secretary of State for Education asked Professor Munro to conduct a review of the system, with a focus on strengthening the social work profession, to put them into a better position to make well-informed judgements based on up-to-date evidence in the best interests of children and free from unnecessary bureaucracy and regulation.

The Allen Review of Early Intervention for Children
www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/early-intervention-next-steps.pdf
In July 2010 the Prime Minister asked Graham Allen MP to lead a review on Early Intervention to examine policies to break the cycle of deprivation and dysfunction from generation to generation. 

The Safe Network
http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/Pages/default.aspx
Run by NSPCC, Children England & Child Accident Prevention Trust, the Safe Network works with voluntary and community organisations to help keep children and young people safe when taking part in activities.  There is a wide range of free information and advice available, access to safeguarding standards, training materials and other vital resources. 

Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace)
www.paceuk.info
Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) works alongside parents and carers whose children are or are at risk of being sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family. They also offer guidance and training to professionals on how child sexual exploitation affects the whole family. They were formerly known as CROP.

Lifecentre
http://www.lifecentre.uk.com/index.html
Lifecentre is a UK based charity that supports survivors of rape & sexual abuse. It offers a national helpline and a counselling team based in Sussex, England.

CCAPAS
http://www.ccpas.co.uk/
CCPAS (The Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service) is the only independent Christian safeguarding charity which provides a 24 hour confidential helpline; Safeguarding policies; Professional training and advice; Disclosure checks; Breaking news updates and Support and resources. We exist to safeguard both children and vulnerable adults throughout the UK. We also work to help those throughout the UK who are, or have been, affected by child abuse and similar issues. They also provide resources for those working with sexual offenders, including two free downloadable Help! leaflets.

Microsoft Safety and Security Centre

An online resource that will help parents to tech their children how to stay safe online, including tips on how children can keep passwords safe. https://www.microsoft.com/en-GB/security/family-safety/childsafety-internet.aspx

Maths Doctor

Another online guide for parents on how to keep children safe online. http://www.mathsdoctor.co.uk/online/child-safety/

Choose

An online guide that helps parents choose parental control software to protect their children online. http://www.choose.net/media/guide/features/parental-controls-broadband-internet-safety.html

International Internet Safety

International Internet Safety for Adults

Le Juste Click (French/Belgian)
www.clicksafe.be 

Le Juste Click is an educational game developed in Belgium, aimed for teachers to use with students aged 10 - 12.

Klicksafe Teaching modules for teachers & social workers (German)
www.klicksafe.de
Practical lesson materials, offering teachers practical tips for classroom work. Easy and do not require previous training. Developed on topics such as cyberbullying, social communities, data protection and privacy, mobile phones, sexuality and pornography, copyright.

Seguridadweb20.es (Spanish)
www.seguridadweb20.es 
Guide for parents and general public about how their children are using the tools provided by Web 2.0 such as Twitter, Facebook, Habbo and Second Life.

International Internet Safety for Children

Sieciaki.pl (Polish)
www.sieciaki.pl 
Created by Nobody's Children Foundation, a partner within the Polish Safer Internet Centre, this website is for Internet users aged 6-12 containing games, quizzes and competitions aiming to promote safe use of internet and raise awareness.

Vinz & Lou sur Internet (French)
www.internetsanscrainte.fr
Discover the Internet safely - a game created by the French Centre for Safer Internet Day. This is an interactive online game for children aged 7 - 12 and their parents.

Jovenyenred.com (Spanish)
www.jovenyenred.com 
An interactive website intended for young panelists a space for expression and communication. It is intended for 12-16 year olds and has a blog, a forum and a video gallery.

On The Web (Polish)
http://dzieckowsieci.fdn.pl
This resource is aimed at 13-17 year olds and is an educational resource developed by Nobody's Foundation and Microsoft, and it contains a 25-minute video presented by a popular Polish singer Ewa Farna. The film is complemented with class scenarios of online safety.