NetSmartz is an Internet safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America that uses the latest technology to create high-impact educational activities for even the most tech-savvy kids of any age group.
NetSmartz for Parents
NetSmartz411 is a first-of-its-kind, online service provided by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to answer questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web. NetSmartz411 is provided at no cost to the public and made possible by a generous donation from the Qwest Foundation.
Online Safety Tips for Children
Use software safeguards and controls. Fortify your computer with strong security software and make sure to keep it up-to-date. Also, use parental controls that help you filter out inappropriate content and monitor your child’s online activities.
Reporting an Online Child Endangerment Issue
If you feel that a child is in physical danger while online they should be instructed to tell a trusted adult first and then to report the issue to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Reporting Blocked Email
Reporting Online Harassment
If you feel you are in immediate danger, contact your local law enforcement immediately and report the incident to ensure your physical safety.