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Cumbria Police 

If you are at immediate risk of harm, or a crime or incident has taken place, contact the Police on 999

If a non-emergency phone 101

Cumbria Safeguarding Hub

If you are worried that a child is at risk of harm please contact the Cumbria Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727 or you can email see also How to refer a child.

For professionals: If you have non-urgent information that relates to the exploitation of children, for the purposes of identifying and mitigating risk please use the  Multi Agency Information Submission Form Do not use this form to report a crime or a safeguarding concern. 

Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) 

The CPSU is a service from the NSPCC, with a specific remit for sport and physical activity see or email


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 or contact 0800 1111 

Ann Craft Trust

A Leading UK Authority on Safeguarding Disabled Children and Adults at Risk

Telephone: 0115 951 5400 Email:

Active Cumbria 

Our safeguarding lead is Cameron Wilson, if you have a concern, or require support and guidance please do not hesitate to contact  tel: 07423 797081.

Your Club Welfare Officer

All sports organisations should have a designated safeguarding or welfare officer, and they are the first point of contact if you have any concerns. 

Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board

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.