Safeguarding in Sport & Activity

Do you have concerns about the welfare of a child or young person? This page provides key contacts and information.

Active Together is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, engaged in sport and physical activity across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Phone 999 if a crime is being committed or if a child or adult is in immediate danger. Contact Leicestershire police on 101 if you think a crime has been committed but there is no immediate danger.

If you are concerned about a child (anyone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday)

Leicestershire First Response Children's Duty Team

Leicestershire First Response Children's Duty Team

Contact the First Response Children's Duty Team if you think a child is being:

0116 305 0005 (24 hour phone line)

• neglected
• physically abused
• sexually abused

Or use the online form.

Website
https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/community-safety/report-abuse-or-neglect-of-a-child
Leicester Safeguarding Children Partnership Board

Leicester Safeguarding Children Partnership Board

0116 454 1004 (24/7)

If you are concerned about the safety and welfare of a child in Leicester City, then please contact Leicester City Council or the Police, on the this telephone number.

Website
https://www.lcitylscb.org/what-to-do-if-you-are-concerned-about-a-child/
Rutland's Children's Duty Team

Rutland's Children's Duty Team

01572 758407 (normal office hours).

When our offices are closed and it's an emergency please call: 0116 305 0005

Website
http://www.rutland.gov.uk/my-services/health-and-family/childrens-social-care/report-a-concern-children-and-young-people/

Guides for Coaches/Leaders and Clubs/Organisations

The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit have designed different posters for Clubs & Groups to signpost everyone to who they can talk to if they have a concern. The posters have been designed to be printed, filled in, and put up around your organisation.

Club Matters have been working with expert partners to update their existing website content on safeguarding. With the support of the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) and the Ann Craft Trust (ACT), the following resources are now available:

Training & Guidance

Resources


Contacts

Active Together Safeguarding Policies

Noel Haines

Noel Haines

Strategic Lead / Assistant Director

Active Together

I am working flexibly in the office or at home, therefore please contact me via email or phone number provided.

My areas of responsibility are:

- Strategic Management & Business Planning
- Key Stakeholder Liaison
- Financial Management & Compliance
- Safeguarding Lead

Telephone
01509 467482
Mobile
07775 025168
Geoff Maltby

Geoff Maltby

Active Together

Strategic Lead

I am currently remote working, so please contact me via email/mobile phone (where provided).

My areas of responsibility are:

- Supporting Children & Young People
- Primary Sport Premium Advisor
- School Sport & Physical Activity Network (SSPAN) Development
- Strategic Management & Business Planning
- Place based support for Charnwood, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton & North West Leicestershire
- Supporting lower socio economic groups

Telephone
01509 467489
Mobile
07780614784
Gillian Haluch

Gillian Haluch

Sport Welfare Officer

Active Together

I am working flexibly in the office or at home, therefore please contact me via email or on the phone number provided:

- Place based support for Leicester City
- Supporting ethnically diverse communities

Telephone
01509 467491
Active Together

Active Together

Address
SportPark, Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF
Telephone
01509 467500
Website
http://www.active-together.org