Young people's safety organisations

Young people using computers and mobile devices for social networking

 

Here at Grow Wild we are committed to supporting young people to stay safe on and offline.

Below are links to organisations that can provide you with help if you are experiencing bullying, sexual abuse or just need to talk to someone in confidence. 

Grow Wild is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

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Barnardo's
0800 008 700
www.barnardos.org.uk
Transform the lives of children and young people every day.

BBC Share Take Care
http://www.sharetakecare.co.uk/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wkj8/profiles/sharetakecare

Blogging
https://www.getsafeonline.org/social-networking/blogging

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Chat Danger
http://www.chatdanger.com

Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre - internet safety - CEOP
www.ceop.police.uk

Works across the UK and maximises international links to tackle child sex abuse; includes information and advice for parents, news, and a facility to report abuse.

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

Childnet
http://www.childnet.com

Common Sense Media
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/

A ratings guide for checking how age appropriate certain websites/games/films/tv shows/apps/music are for young people

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Digizen
http://www.digizen.org

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Get Safe Online
http://www.getsafeonline.org

Get connected
http://www.getconnected.org.uk

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The Industry Trust
http://www.copyrightaware.co.uk

Internet Watch Foundation 
http://www.iwf.org.uk

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Kid Smart
http://www.kidsmart.org.uk

Kidscape - Preventing bullying, protecting children
08451 205 204
www.kidscape.org.uk
Bullying advice, helpline, information, anti-bullying resources and training.

Know it all
http://www.childnet.com/kia/

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Music, Film, TV and the Internet
http://www.childnet.com/downloading/

Pro Music
http://www.pro-music.org

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NSPCC
0800 1111
www.nspcc.org.uk
The NSPCC children's charity to help wipe out child abuse. FULL STOP.

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Report It – The Police Hate Crime Website
www.report-it.org.uk

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Safety tools for social networks
http://www.childnet.com/blogsafety/index.html

http://familylives.org.uk/advice/your-family/online-safety/parents-guide-to-the-latest-social-media-and-instant-messaging-apps/

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/11_16/control/social-networking/

Sorted (keeping information secure online)
http://www.childnet.com/sorted/

That’s not cool
http://www.thatsnotcool.com

Think U Know
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/11_16

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UK Council for Child Internet Safety
http://www.education.gov.uk/ukccis/groups/a0075834/self-regulation-of-industry

UK Safer Internet Centre
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2013/quiz

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