Organisations Who Can Help

Parents Enquiry ScotlandProvides information and support for parents whose sons or daughters have come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Get Safe OnlineTeaching adults/parents to keep safe online & the dangers circulating
Fraud Watch InternationalSpecialise in online protection against fraud, scams & online abuse.
NSPCC02 NSPCC net aware- guide to social networks kids use.
PSNI Cyber-crime unit

Useful Resources


This site looks at a range of issues parents face when preparing their child to take part in the digital world.  The Parenting for a Digital Future Roundup page highlights many issues parents face and contains link to resources and reports to support parents.

Crisis response for those in distress/despair

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. No matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, if you are or someone you know is in distress or despair, Lifeline is here to help.  The site has answer to many frequently asked questions for those in distress or despair and those worried about another person.

Talking about your sexuality

Talking about sex doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. Whether it’s knowing about your contraceptive choices, explaining STIs, coping with emotions or understanding your body, you’ll find straightforward information and advice to make it easier to discuss everything to do with sexual health, right here

Child Suicide

This website has information and resources for parentings and young people.  The site has information on available support for those that have suffered bereavement as a result of suicide, information for young people considering suicide or facing issues of bullying.

Support line-

This webpage lists agencies providing help for health problems, depression, mental health and suicide

Partnership with BT

The internet is a fantastic place for children to learn, create and have fun, but they may occasionally have to deal with a variety of sometimes challenging issues.

These might include cyberbullying, pressure to take part in sexting, encouragement to self-harm, viewing pornography, along with various others. But there are positive things you can do to equip yourself and your child, and support them in resolving any issue they may face.

A guide to Fortnite

Here is a guide to help you understand one of the most popular online games today.  This guide covers aspects of gameplay, privacy settings and a jargon buster to help you understand potential risks of using the game and how to keep yourself and others safe when enjoying it online.