The FA, Cornwall FA and every adult involved in football has a responsibility to ensure that every participating child and young person is protected from harm and able to enjoy the game.

This section of the website is designed to assist clubs with their safeguarding responsibilities

On this page you will find lots of information designed to offer support, help and guidance, please take the time to read the information on these pages.


Welfare Officers

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Information for Young People

How Parents Can Report Their Concerns

Dealing With Concerns in Junior Football

Criminal Records Checks (CRC)

Criminal Records Checks Online Service

Online Safeguarding Service

Online Safeguarding Renewal

Safeguarding and Best Practice Downloads

Stay Safe Online

Social Media Guidance

Key contacts:

Club Welfare Officer

County Welfare Officer - Richard Pallot, Cornwall FA – 01208 262989 or  Richard.pallot@cornwallfa.com

FA Safeguarding Team - 0800 169 1863

Children’s Social Work office during normal hours - 0300 1234 101

Out of Hours Social Work Support Service for Cornwall - 01208 251300

FA NSPCC Helpline -  0808 800 5000. 

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