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 vulnerable adult is in immediate danger. Contact Leicestershire police on 101 if you think a crime has been committed but there is no immediate danger.

Leicestershire First Response Children's Duty Team

0116 305 0005 (24 hour phone line)

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

• neglected
• physically abused
• sexually abused

Or use the online form.


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.


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


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




Active Together

Active Together

SportPark, Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF
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