If you are at immediate risk of harm, or a crime or incident has taken place, contact the Police on 999
If you're worried about a child, or you work with children and need advice or information, call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000
Childline is for children and young people. You can contact Childline about anything, they are here to support you and help you find ways to cope.
Go to childline.org.uk or contact 0800 1111
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Our safeguarding lead is Richard Johnston, if you are a club or organisation in Cumbria without a National Governing Body, we can provide general advice and support on safeguarding matters. Contact Richard.Johnston@cumbria.gov.uk tel: 07973811204
All sports organisations should have a designated safeguarding or welfare officer, and they are the first point of contact if you have any concerns.
The Board leads adult safeguarding across Cumbria and works with organisations to ensure that they have effective safeguarding policies and procedures in place. It is important to work together in the best way possible to protect adults with care and support needs.