All sports organisations should have a designated child protection or welfare officer, and they are the first point of contact if you have any concerns. You can also contact the relevant national governing body of sport child protection officer, details of which can be found at www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/applications/search/default.asp
If you are concerned about the welfare of a young person, or you have concerns regarding someone who is working with young people, you can contact the Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children Board on 0333 240 1727
Childline 0800 1111
If you are worried that a child is at risk of immediate harm please contact the Cumbria Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727 or see How to refer a child.
To speak to a LADO for advice please contact Multi-Agency Business Support Team who will take your details and ensure a LADO returns your call:
Phone 01768 812267
Or you can email email@example.com
LADO working hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm.In case of emergency outside of the above hours please contact Emergency Duty Team on 0333 240 1727.
For more information on safeguarding in sport within Cumbria please contact Russell Maddams Lead Welfare Officer at Active Cumbria 07909537638
If you are worried that a child is at risk of immediate harm please contact the Cumbria Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727
Children and young people can call ChildLine confidentially on 0800 1111 or visit www.donthideit.com to find out more about how to seek help.
Call the NSPCC's free, 24-hour Child Protection Helpline with any concerns about a child or young person on 0808 800 5000.