Know the signs
Is my child at risk of sexual exploitation?Any young person can become a victim of
child sexual exploitation (CSE), regardless
of their age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or social background. CSE can be difficult
to identify, but the following signs may
suggest that your child is being, or at risk
of being, sexually exploited.
Find out more
What is CSE?A definition of child sexual exploitation, a form of abuse which can affect any child at any time.
Grooming modelsGrooming is a carefully planned process of controlling a young person.
Sources of supportHave a look at who you can speak to if you're concerned your child may be at risk.
Ellie was referred to Safe and Sound when she was just 12 after missing a lot of school and hanging around the streets with a friend. Read Ellie's story and see how she got help and support from Safe and Sound.More
Report suspected CSE
If your child is displaying many of the indicators associated with sexual exploitation, or you feel they are at immediate risk and in need of protection then you should make a report and seek support.More