Reporting a Safeguarding Concern

England Netball takes the safeguarding of its participants and members extremely seriously. We have guidance, advice and support available to everybody involved with the sport.

You may find the following information helpful;

Submit a Safeguarding Concern

What Happens When I Report a Concern

If you are a child and are concerned, upset or worried about anything, you can call ChildLine free on: 0800 1111. They are there for you to speak to in confidence, anytime, day or night.


Where can I get support outside of England Netball?

Ann Craft Trust (ACT) 0115 951 5400 

Provides advice to anyone who has a query about the protection of vulnerable children and adults, including professionals, parents, carers and family members.

Anti-Bullying Alliance 0808 1000 143

Offer help or advice about bullying or cyber-bullying

CYPMHS (Child and young people’s mental health service)

NHS funded Mental health Service young people (under 18). Most regions have their own website providing information about access, referrals and contact details. CYPMHS can also be accessed through Social Services or your GP.

Childline 0800 1111

Website offers Coping Kit Toolkits. Childline offer 1-2-1 counsellor chats about any concerns you may have.

Citizens Advice Bureau 0844 847 2638

Providing free information and advice about legal, financial and a host of other issues Contact your local branch.


Offer advice and support around safeguarding children in sport

Forced Marriage Unit 0207 008 0151

Part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, provides information, multi agency guidelines and an advice line for victims, friends, relatives and professionals.

Karma Nirvana 0800 5999 247

Karma Nirvana supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse; support includes an advice line.

Lucy Faithfull Foundation 0808 1000 900

Stop It Now! The Lucy Faithfull Foundation Child Sexual Abuse prevention confidential helpline for adults concerned about sexual abuse

Mind 0300 123 3393

If you or someone you know if going through a difficult time, Mind can offer support with different mental health problems.

National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

Free 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

NSPCC 0808 800 5000

If you are worried or unsure about a child. NSPCC also offer free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry (18 or under)

Samaritans 08457 90 90 90

Samaritans’ volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.

Together All

A safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Women’s Aid 0808 2000 247

Provides support and information in relation to domestic violence.


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