Goalball UK (www.goalballuk.com) 0114 2235670
Lead Safeguarding Officer
Steve Cox 07706 286584 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For local contacts please consult phone directories or internet to find the appropriate information:
Children’s Social Care and Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) – available through Local Authorities
Police – in emergency dial 999 or consult local directories
OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES:
Childline (www.childline.org.uk) – for children and young people 0800 1111
NSPCC (www.nspcc.org.uk) – for adults concerned about a child or young person 0808 800 5000
CPSU (www.thecpsu.org.uk) – for enquiries or advice on safeguarding children in sport 0116 234 7278
Thinkuknow (Thinkuknow.co.uk) – Online site with information for young people and adults, including how to report concerns
Kidscape (www.kidscape.org.uk) – Charity established to protect children and prevent bullying
Please be aware, all discussions are dealt with confidentially and in accordance with UK government laws.
Safeguarding Awareness and Training
Ensure all those who have direct contact with young people in your club have completed basic Safeguarding Awareness training. UK Coaching offer Safeguarding and Protecting Children courses regularly and locally. You will find details on these courses by contacting the Goalball UK Lead Safeguarding Officer or your local County Sport Partnership.