Information for children and young people

Child Sexual Exploitation - Know The Signs

The Scottish Government has launched a new website to raise awareness of the warning signs of Child Sexual Exploitation. Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) can happen to any young person, regardless of their background, gender or where they are from.  You can find out more about CSE at csethesigns.scot

Other Usefull Information 

Scottish Government's wellbeing for young Scots website - which is all about you, your wellbeing – and what the adults in your life need to do to help you, if you need some more support at some point. If we can catch any problems early on, maybe we can stop them getting too big and out of control. 

Other useful websites specifically designed to assist children and young people living in Scotland include: 

The Children & Young People's Commissioner Scotland (CYPSC), including a leaflet to describe how the Commissioner stands up for you and explores some of your rights. 

Young Scot provides information and opportunities for young people (aged 11 - 26) living in Scotland 


Useful links

Living in care

Meet Sid provides information of what to expect from your time in care and how to make the most from your time there

Online safety

  • Think U Know provides the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Most importantly, you can report it if you feel uncomfortable or worried about someone you are chatting to online. 
  • Rape Crisis Scotland have a leaflet for young people: Keeping safe from sexual violence online

Info for teens

  • Cooler info is a game for teenagers and young people to test how much you know about various topics, including relationships, drugs, drink, your health, security and your rights. 
  • Enquire offers lots of ways to find out about support for learning, get advice and hear from other young people about the issues in their lives that can make school hard and the support that helps. This website is YOUR space to share your views, ideas, art and films about your education and support. 
  • Rise above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. If something is worrying you, you can post a question on the wall and you’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice. 
  • roshni provide information and support around the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable adults within ethnic minority communities.