Child safety at home and out and about

There are so many things to look out for as your children grow up. Here are some sources of information you may find useful.

At home

  • Safekids - tips advice and guidance on child safety matters – from when can a child sit in the front seat of a car through to technology that can help keep children safe.

Out and about

Protecting children

  • Family life– advice on all aspects of family life including relationships, wellbeing and the ages and stages of your child's development.
  • Stop It Now – an organisation working through education and information to prevent child sexual abuse.
  • Concerned about a child – what to do if you are concerned about a child.


Although educational and good for communicating through the internet can pose some dangers to children who can reveal information about themselves, particularly on forums and in chat rooms. They can also come across inappropriate content or be subject to bullying online – via computer or mobile phone. But there are various steps you can take to help keep them safe.