Useful places of support if they are needed over the Christmas period.
The Adult Hub is an online help centre for all sorts of services that families may need, www.adultinformationhub.co.uk
The Adult Safeguarding Board signposts the public to services that support those in particular need or who could be vulnerable to harm. http://www.northlincssab.co.uk/news-and-resources/
The Family Information Service holds information for the needs of families and there is also a directory of services and a link to activities available for children throughout the holiday time. https://www.northlincs.gov.uk/people-health-and-care/family-information-service/
The Local Children's Safeguarding Board is now called Multiagency and Resilience arrangements [MARS] - this has information about who can support and what to do if you are worried about children http://www.northlincscmars.co.uk/
Reporting online concerns and internet safety
This website contains games and activities which are age appropriate to help your child understand the virtual world and associated safety messages. There are videos to watch and games to play too.
How to report something that upset or hurts you.
Remember that, just as in the real world people, can say or do things online that hurt or upset you. It is important that you tell a trusted adult straight away. The link below gives helpful advice and links to CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online protection) if you need to make a report. Further guidance is given on the CEOP website (below).
Are you concerned about mental health?
|Link to Young Minds' parents' helpline|
Fortnite - should my child be playing this game?
Please use this link to find advice given to teachers and educators. There is also a further link within the article specifically for parents.
A link to the NSPCC website which provides information to parents about Pokémon-Go.
https://www.hestia.org/brightsky link for anyone concerned about domestic violence