Safe Environment

Safety Resources

Local Resources

National Resources

Interactive Learning

  •  Safer, Smarter Families is an interactive site designed to help families create a Family Safety plan and for parents to educate their children about being safe.
  • Fight Child Abuse.Org: A child abuse and maltreatment prevention and awareness program: “Protect Yourself Rules” (videos and lesson for grades K-6) and other information about child abuse.
  • Lauren’s Kingdom Interactive Book (App) is  for boys and girls ages 5-9, Lauren’s Kingdom teaches personal safety from a place of fun – not fear – with animations, games and surprises for kids, guided reading questions and safety activities for families, and a parent portal with important child safety tips just for parents.

Social Media & Online Safety

  • Covenant Eyes/CMG Connect for Parents: information about safeguarding your kids online
  • ConnectSafely.org: a non-profit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security.
  • Faith and Safety:  a online resource guide brought to you by a collaboration between the USCCB and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • Internet Safety 101:  internet safety topics: online predators, pornography, gaming, social media, and cyber bullying.
  • Netsafe Videos: short informational videos about internet safety by grade
  • NetSmartz: The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.
  • Smart Social: information and short videos about most popular social media apps used by kids

Healthy Relationships

  • Break the Cycle: inspires and supports young people to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.
  • Love is Respect: loveisrespect’s purpose is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. It was launched in 2007 as a project of the National Domestic Abuse Hotline.
  • Veto Violence/Dating Matters: (online video/module): National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center is a federal resource for communities working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.