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NCSC is a not-for-profit charitable, federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the safety of children.
Materials are available exclusively through local law enforcement departments nationwide.

 

Safety Topics

National Child Safety Council educational materials cover a wide range of child & safe living topics. Many of our educational materials discuss multiple safety topics and you will find many of the same pieces listed under different topics. Use this list to find specific safety topics covered in NCSC materials.

Tap a topic's title to view all the materials in which that safety topic appears.


  • Bicycle Safety

    Learning about preventing bicycle accidents is not exclusively for children, adults can also benefit from many of our bicycle safety materials. Parents who are aware of safety precautions can make life safe for themselves, and pass on that knowledge to their children by their example and instruction. NCSC offers an assortment of fun-filled bike safety materials for all age groups.

  • Bullies

    Bullying is a form of abuse, and any type of abuse can have long term negative consequences. NCSC has created a selection of educational materials for teachers, parents, and care givers to help educate children and give them the skills to deal with bullies without resorting to violence or becoming a bully themselves. This includes cyberbullying; when kids bully, embarrass, threaten, or harass others using the internet, cell phone, or other technology. All bullying is wrong and in many states it is a crime. These materials can help children of all ages: 1. Gain a better understanding of bullying. 2. Build a stronger foundation when dealing with bullies. 3. Make good social choices and be more respectful of others.

  • Child Protection

    Since we cannot always be with our children, we must trust their intelligence and good judgment. Teaching them to be alert to the world is the best protection we can give them. They need to know how to cope if they find themselves in danger. A selection of child protection materials has been designed to help explain the potentially dangerous situations children might have to face. NCSC believes that children should be made aware of the dangers of the world, but not AFRAID. Through education, we can help prevent a child from disappearing or suffering from abuse.

  • Crime Prevention

    Crime is everyone's problem. It is also everyone's loss. To help combat these losses, NCSC has developed a selection of crime prevention materials covering subjects ranging from home security and vandalism to juvenile and school crime.

  • Drug Abuse Prevention

    As a parent, teacher, and law enforcement officer, the things you do and say have a big influence on the decisions children make. Talking with kids about the risks of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs can be a big challenge for adults. NCSC drug abuse prevention materials, designed for specific age levels, give adults an easy way to bring up the topic of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and encourage children to make healthy choices and avoid risky behaviors.

  • Emergency 9-1-1

    Children need to know what to do in an emergency situation. A selection of 9-1-1 emergency number safety awareness materials have been created by NCDC as a guide to help explain to children the emergency situations they may one day have to face with or without adult guidance. Lessons include recognizing different types of emergencies that require dialing 9-1-1 and how to report the emergency to get the help they need fast.

  • Farm Safety

    Learning about preventing accidents related to the field of agriculture is not exclusively for children. Adults can benefit from many of our farm safety materials. Parents who are aware of safety precautions can make life safe for themselves and they can pass on that knowledge to their children by their example and instruction. NCSC offers farm safety materials for children and adults who are responsible for making safe choices.

  • Friendly Police

    National Child Safety Council's Friendly Police Program provides departments with a specific program of materials that explain the vital job members of local Police Departments perform every day to help keep us safe. Departments will find the materials helpful in presenting programs when visiting daycare facilities, pre-schools, and elementary schools.

  • Friendly Sheriff

    National Child Safety Council's Friendly Sheriff Program provides departments with a specific program of materials that explain the vital job members of the local Sheriff's Department perform every day to help keep us safe. Sheriff Departments & Deputies will find the materials helpful in presenting programs when visiting daycare facilities, pre-schools, and elementary schools.

  • Gun Safety

    Guns are in approximately half of all U.S. households, so they're a very real danger to kids, whether you own one or not. Even if no one in your family owns a gun, chances are that someone you know does. Children can come in contact with a gun at a neighbor's house, when playing with friends, or under other circumstances outside their home. NCSC gun safety materials present vital information to help you talk to children about firearms rules to help insure that these rules are followed to help protect children from injury and death.

  • Halloween Safety

    These Halloween Safety materials are great for trick-or-treaters, school functions, and public activities. Full of tips and tricks to keep Halloween a fun, safe event for everyone.

  • Identity Theft

    NCSC identity theft materials help users learn about the crime of identity theft. They provide detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against this very real crime. Learn how to help prevent problems in the first place and get resources to help victims of identity theft, too.

  • Internet Safety

    The Internet can be a wonderful resource and learning tool for children and adults. However, that access can also pose hazards. That's why it is important to be aware of what kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. It's wise to talk to kids about your concerns as an adult and take advantage of NCSC educational resources to help protect them when doing online activities.

  • Playground Safety

    Safe play is an important part of every childhood. NCSC playground safety materials & activities presents vital playground safety rules to children, parents and teachers. Kids appreciate these simple to understand safe play rules and learn that they can be safe, and have fun, on any playground they visit.

    Topics may include: Safety Gear; Warm Up and Cool Down; Hazards; Sunscreen; Equipment Safety Check; Bus Etiquette; Medical Check-ups; Hydration; Healthy Eating; Adequate Sleep; Injuries; Good Sportsmanship.

  • School Bus Safety

    Through it's School Bus Safety materials, NCSC is committed to reducing school bus-related injuries and fatalities through it's educational program. NCSC works to educate children about safe behavior that reduces the risk of being involved in a school bus-related crash.

  • Senior Safe®

    National Child Safety Council has developed a program geared specifically to the needs of today's active Senior. Our Senior Safe® program provides vital information for daily living and safeguarding lives for individuals or law enforcement departments to use when presenting a program to a group of Seniors in any setting. A series of informational brochures that provide vital information to today's active seniors is also a part of this program.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention

    Dealing with sexual assault can be very complicated. Each person reacts differently to trauma, but there are some general guidelines. National Child Safety Council has created a selection of materials to help educate and aid in the prevention of sexual assault.

  • Spanish & English Bilingual Materials

    The following NCSC educational materials have been translated to include both English and Spanish to help broaden the safety programs of local law enforcement departments across our nation, particularly those serving Latino communities. These materials cover a wide range of topics and ages including children and adults.

  • Violence Prevention

    National Child Safety Council has developed a selection of materials with pertinent prevention information to help parents, schools, and communities cope with potential violence.

NCSC Child Safety Educational Materials & Programs

Law enforcement departments across the U.S. provide NCSC safety educational materials and programs free of charge to the citizens of their community. If your local police or sheriff department doesn't currently provide our materials then please encourage them to visit NationalChildSafetyCouncil.org and contact us to learn how they can partner with National Child Safety Council.

 

NCSC Child Safety Educational Materials & Programs

Law enforcement departments across the U.S. provide NCSC safety educational materials and programs free of charge to the citizens of their community. If your local police or sheriff department doesn't currently provide our materials then please encourage them to visit NationalChildSafetyCouncil.org and contact us to learn how they can partner with National Child Safety Council.

 

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