Parents and carers

Child Safety

The law and child safety

Parents and carers have a legal responsibility for ensuring their children are safe. From leaving children alone to punishment - find out more about the law in Scotland

Concerns about your child?

Are you worried about your child's safety - or has someone reported concerns about your family? Find out more about help available and how child protection referrals are investigated.

Keeping your children safe

What can you do to help ensure your child is safe - both from strangers and people you know. And what about safety online?

Keeping your baby safe

What can you do to help ensure your baby is safe - information on why babies cry and the importance of never shaking a baby.

Child Protection in sport

Keeping children safe in sport - what parents should look for when choosing a good sports club or activity for their child.