Many services can be accessed online rather than in person. In person services currently require advance appointments.
You can help your child use the internet safely by learning how to make internet access safe via computer or cell phone, monitoring their use and teaching them about the risks involved.
Child development experts offer the following practical advice to minimize internet dangers:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides an online safety education program, NetSmartz. It provides age-appropriate videos and activities to help teach children be safer online with the goal of helping children to become more aware of potential online risks and empowering them to help prevent victimization by making safer choices on- and offline.