Useful Child Safety Links

Web Link Safe Surfin' Foundation

safe surfinSafe Surfin' airs public service announcements, holds special events and aggressively provides educational materials in every community possible.  It works closely with the U.S. Department of Justice, local law enforcement, school systems, public libraries, houses of worship, and corporate sponsors to reach hundreds of thousands of people.

Web Link Northern VA - DC ICAC Task Force

novadcIcac-Logo VSPhomeThe NOVA-DC ICAC Task Force Serves as the coordinating agency for Cyber Tipline complaints received from The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and referrals from other ICAC Task Forces to ensure these matters are thoroughly investigated.

Web Link National Center For Missing and Exploited Children

PublicHomeServletThe National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, (NCMEC), is a private, (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization which was created in 1984. The mission of the organization is to serve as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The organization provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, and children (including child victims), as well as other professionals.

Web Link Net Smartz

NetSmartzNetSmartz 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 and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.

Web Link Sign up to Receive Wireless Amber Alerts

Wireless Amber AlertsStatistics show that the first three hours after an abduction are the most critical in recovery efforts. By signing up for Wireless AMBER Alerts, you could play an integral role in the recovery of an abducted child.

Web Link Amber Alerts, Virginia

Amber Alert

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has endorsed the use of the Amber Plan, as used in Texas, to assist in the most serious child abduction cases, and is promoting the use of such emergency alert plans nationwide. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has carefully assessed all current plans in use around the country and has developed a guidebook called, “AMBER Plan, America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response”. To review the guidebook, please log on to and click on the AMBER icon.