Online Safety

Help for Young People

Online Grooming is when someone builds an online relationship with a young person and tricks them or pressures them into doing something sexual. However, grooming doesn't only happen online. It can happen with people you've already met in person, for example through your family or at a club you go to.

Find out more

Visit Childline to find out more about online grooming including;

Staying Safe 

Young Northants has information on lots of topics to help you stay safe, including

  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Crime and Anti-social behaviour
  • Radicalisation
  • Forced marriage

For help staying say online follow their online safety checklist 

Get Support

The Lowdown offer free advice and counselling for bullying and e-safety to young people across Northamptonshire

Childline offer a range of support services including

How to Report