Children and pornography helplines

For more information and guidance about children and pornography please refer to our helplines

NSPCC

Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (24 hours, every day)

www.nspcc.org.uk

Sexual Behaviour of Children: nspcc.org.uk

Talking about sex with your children: nspcc.org.uk

Sexting: nspcc.org.uk

UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. The free helpline is for anyone, children or adults, concerned about a child at risk of abuse. The NSPCC also runs high profile campaigns for children's rights, such as Full Stop and administers 180 regional teams and projects, and conducts research into child abuse and its effects. The NSPCC’s work is focused on helping those children who are in greatest danger and distress. Our services are all designed to make the biggest difference to children possible.

TheFamily Planning Association

Helpline: 0845 122 8690

Pornography & young People: fpa.org.uk

Our mission is to help establish a society in which everyone has positive, informed and non-judgemental attitudes to sex and relationships; where everyone can make informed choices about sex, relationships and reproduction so that they can enjoy sexual health free from prejudice or harm.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

ceop.police.uk

Accessing inappropriate websites – Parental advice: thinkuknow.co.uk

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. Please either contact your local police force either on 101 or in an emergency 999. You can also report online to CEOP.

Family Lives

Parentline: 0808 800 2222

familylives.org.uk

Tips for children addicted to internet porn

familylives.org.uk

Open 24/7 and specialises in helping parents under stress, no matter what the problem. You can offload on to them and talk through what would be best for your children.

YoungMinds

Helpline: 0808 802 5544

youngminds.org.uk

Mobile & Internet Safety: youngminds.org.uk

Parents' Information Service gives advice to parents or carers who may be concerned about the mental health or emotional wellbeing of a child or young person.

Netmums

www.netmums.com

A unique local network for Mums (or Dads), offering a wealth of information on both a national and local level. Once registered, you can access details for all kinds of local resources, from child-friendly cafes to childminders, places to go etc.

Get Safe On-line

getsafeonline.org

Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased. Funded by several government departments, it provides factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.

Our website is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computer or mobile device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.

Thinkuknow

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom, at home or just to get with it. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.

Marie Stopes - Likeitis.org

http://www.likeitis.org/indexuk.html

Likeitis gives young people access to information about all aspects of sex education and teenage life.

Find out about contraception and emergency contraception; how using condoms will help you protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections (love-bugs); what actually happens during sex; teenage pregnancy: what your options are; how to cope with puberty, peer pressure and bullying; finding out more about your sexuality; information about periods. Our help and advice section also gives you links to other information out there.

Kidsmart

www.kidsmart.org.uk

Aimedprimarily at parents and people who work with children, this site includes top tips, resources and some "SMART" rules to help teach children how to stay safe online.

InternetWatch Foundation (IWF)

www.iwf.org.uk

http://www.iwf.org.uk/hotline - Hotline

IWF is the UK Hotline for the public to report child sexual abuse content on the internet. It works with the internet industry and the police in the UK and abroad to get the content removed. It works in partnership with the online industry, law enforcement, government, and international partners to minimise the availability of this content, specifically, child sexual abuse images hosted anywhere in the world, criminally obscene adult content hosted in the UK and non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK. You can report on the website, anonymously if you prefer.

STOP IT NOW! UK & IRELAND

Helpline: 0808 1000 900

www.stopitnow.org.uk

For those unsure or worried about their thoughts or behaviour towards children, or the behaviour of someone you know, adult or a child, experienced advisors are available to discuss concerns and can offer confidential advice and guidance on an appropriate course of action.