Internet Safety & Awareness
Learn how to keep your child safe online using best practices
Start by reading Real Talk: 10 things we wish all parents knew about technology & social media for an overview and starting point for internet safety. Parents and guardians can also visit this website by parents and for parents, ConnectSafely to find a growing collection of clearly written guidebooks that demystify apps, services, and platforms popular with kids and teens.
Have a conversation with your children about staying safe online or start by having your child visit one of the age-appropriate resources below.
Websites for kids to use to learn about staying safe online
NetSmartz Home: provides age-appropriate videos and activities to help teach children to be safer online with the goal of helping children to become more aware of potential online risks and empowering them to help prevent victimization by making safer choices on- and offline.
Stop, Block Talk for kids: Suffolk County CAC’s “Stop. Block. Talk: Empowering Kids and Families to be Safe and Kind Online.”
Resource for teens to learn about staying safe online
Stop, Block Talk for teens: Suffolk County CAC’s “Stop. Block. Talk: Empowering Kids and Families to be Safe and Kind Online.”