Active Gloucestershire Safeguarding Update

Active Gloucestershire Safeguarding Update

Support around safeguarding

With the recent news of shocking revelations about abuse in football and other sports, the importance of safeguarding and having the relevant training and support networks for any concerns around safeguarding is ever more paramount.

At Active Gloucestershire our safeguarding officers are available to support clubs as part of our advocacy work. In addition the following are useful reminders of resources and support that can be accessed regarding safeguarding matters:-

  • Active Gloucestershire offer safeguarding courses and we have several courses running soon. Further details and to book a place on a course can be found here.

  • The general NSPCC helpline – 0808 800 5000 – is available for concerns across all sports.

  • The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has brought together links to their safeguarding tools and information on managing allegations of abuse to help you better find the resources you need. These can be found here.

  • Further information from Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children’s Board (GSCB) can be found here.

  • Further information about Safeguarding Adults in Gloucestershire can be found here.

If you have any queries or concerns please do get in touch with one of our safeguarding officers. Contact details can be found here.

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