Courses and support

Information and support for all age groups

To promote the safer use of the internet by children and young people through providing information and awareness to them, their parents and their teachers.

National organisation supporting young LGBTI people and their parents.

National organisation supporting Transgender people, including young Transgender people and their parents.

Parenting courses and support

National Parents Council –

Runs workshops for parents on talking to your child about relationships and sex. Call 01 8874475 or 01 8874481 for more information. They also have a helpline number: 01 887 4477.

Speakeasy - a course for parents on talking to your child about relationships and sex.

Speakeasy Plus - for parents of children with a disability.

Runs courses about parenting teenagers in schools, community groups or places of employment.

They also have a confidential helpline offering support, guidance and information for parents and guardians.

The Stay Safe Programme

The 'Stay Safe' Programme is taught in most primary schools.

Visit a section for parents -

The Underwear Rule

A simple way of teaching children about personal safety from the NSPCC in the UK. 

Coming out: a guide for parents

Advice on supporting your lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender child when they are coming out.