Make a report

If you have been a victim of online abuse or you're worried about somebody else, let us know securely

You can change who you would like to see information for here

Should I make a report to CEOP?

CEOP is dedicated to keeping children safe from sexual abuse and grooming online.

We are here to help and advise you and to make your child safe. You can report to us if you are concerned that your child is being sexually abused or groomed online. This might be from someone they know or someone they have only ever met online. 

If you feel your child is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999.

For more information relating to keeping your child safe online and supporting them if something has happened to them online, you can visit our Thinkuknow website for parents and carers.

 

 If you are worried that your child is in immediate danger please call the police on 999 straight away.

Is your child being bullied?

If you're worried about your child being bullied online, or want to discuss a concern right now, you can call the NSPCC helpline for parents and professionals at any time on 0808 800 5000.

Visit the NSPCC helpline website

What kind of things do parents/carers report to CEOP?

Things parents and carers have reported include:

  • I am worried my child is being groomed online
  • My child has shared a nude picture online and is now being threatened
  • Someone is asking my child to communicate with them on a live-streaming platform
  • My child is meeting up with someone they met online
  • I've noticed changes in my child's behaviour which I think may be due to someone they met online
  • My child has learning difficulties and I am worried about the people they are talking to online
  • I am a foster carer/adoptive parent and I am worried that my child's abusive birth father/mother is trying to contact them online
Make a report

If you have been a victim of online abuse or you're worried about somebody else, let us know securely

NSPCC

Need someone to talk to?

If you’re not ready to make a report, or want to speak to a professional right now, you can call the NSPCC helpline at any time.

Visit NSPCC helpline