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Talk to your Children about Online Risks

Published: 25 March 2021

  • encourage your children to be careful about sharing too much information with someone they’ve never met
  • talk to your children about online risks as early as possible, even very young children can be targeted by online abusers
  • just as you want to know where your children are going when they go out, you should ask them where they are going online and who they are talking to





If you are concerned about someone’s welfare, please tell someone who can help.

These are the phone numbers:

Duty Social Work (for Children)
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm:
01595 744420

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01595 744468

Outside office hours:
01595 695611

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Children’s Reporter:
0131 244 3780