Safeguarding Contacts

All existing sources of support (below) remain open and able to provide support during the Covid-19 pandemic;

Customer First
0808 800 4005 (for children)
0800 917 1109 (for adults)

Local Authority Designated Officers
Can be contacted via email on
or using the LADO central telephone number 0300 123 2044 for advice and consultation.

The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)
0116 366 5580

01379 871091

Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership
08456 066067

NSPCC Helpline
0808 800 5000

Childline - 18 or under?
Childline offers free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help
0800 1111
***Childline is for Children only and is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Important update: Because of the coronavirus, Childline have had to make some changes to how Childline works. For now, you can only speak to a Childline counsellor online or on the phone from 9am – midnight.***

CEOP - reporting and resources around concerns about online sexual abuse

Ann Craft Trust - Adults at Risk

We may all be finding ourselves spending more time at home, sadly home is more dangerous than ever for some children. That's why we're supporting the NSPCC who are still here if you need advice or support, or you're worried about a child or young person.

Please watch the short video below and if you are concerned about a child, please call their helpline on 0808 800 5000 or email

Working in the sector with children or vulnerable adults?

During this time, you may not be in contact with participants, pupils, teammates or colleagues as often as usual. With this in mind, it is now, more than ever just as important that we continue to provide the vital support that may be needed to keep children and/or vulnerable adults safe.

The NSPCC & Ann Craft Trust have a great selection of E-Learning courses, webinars, videos & advice to support you in your role, whether you are a teacher, sports coach, volunteer or parent. To find out more please follow the links below:

The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) resource library

Remote teaching/coaching advice & guidance

The NSPCC Safeguarding & Child Protection online training

Ann Craft Trust's Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity Advice & Training

Swim England have launched new online CPD which provides insight into safeguarding issues

The CPSU Return to Play Guidance (Covid-19 & Safeguarding in Sport)