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NetSmartz®

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents… Continue Reading →

Road Safety Guide for Parents

When you become a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure the safety of your children. You teach them what you can about the world and hope that they grow up to be happy, responsible adults. And… Continue Reading →

Keeping Door County Youth Safe from Human Trafficking

“Child sex trafficking involves the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, or advertising of a minor child for the purpose of a commercial sex act. Traffickers often prey upon a child’s vulnerability and use psychological pressure and intimidation to control the… Continue Reading →

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children®

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is a non—profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center… Continue Reading →

FBI: Safety Resources for Parents

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities that is staffed by a dedicated cadre of more than 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals who work around the… Continue Reading →

Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

By law, everybody can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways–your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, securing a job, renting… Continue Reading →

Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast

The Protect Kids Online (PKO) Podcast is brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.  This podcast is designed as a resource for parents, grandparents, guardians, or caregivers of children. Get information about… Continue Reading →

Managing Finances

Cutting Back and Keeping Up – Whether it’s due to a drop in income, a big unexpected expense, or the cost of everyday living overtaking your paycheck, there are steps you can take to get a handle on your finances –… Continue Reading →

Choosing the Right Size Bicycle

Tips for Parents A bicycle of the wrong size may cause your child to lose control and be injured. Any bike must be the correct size for the child for whom it is bought. To keep your child safe, the… Continue Reading →

Common Sense Media

Reviews movies, apps, video games, and other media available to children. Each movie, for example, lists a parent-level age rating, along with a kid’s perspective of the appropriate age level. In addition, it gives a summary along with positive messages… Continue Reading →

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