Home alone (NSPCC)
Helpful advice and information for parents and carers about leaving a child home alone, including:
- Is it legal to leave a child home alone?
- What age can a child be left home alone?
- Checking your child feels safe home alone
- Tips to keep your child safe home alone
- Leaving a child alone with siblings
- Finding the right babysitter for you
Although we try only to give useful sources of support and information, this is not a recommendation or endorsement by Parenting across Scotland. We take no responsibility for the content of other websites and the services other organisations provide.