Girls Football

Safeguarding and Welfare

BUILDING A SAFE AND INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL

The FA is committed to ensuring every child and young person has a safe, positive and enjoyable experience within football. This is delivered locally by Dorset FA working together with leagues and clubs within our county.

In this section of our website you will find all the necessary information on safeguarding policies, digital guidance, local initiatives and details of upcoming courses.

yOUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

sAFEGUARDING AND WELFARE FAQ's

Anyone working in an eligible role, directly working with children and young people such as managers and coaches must hold an in-date CRC. When you apply for or renew a CRC online, your Club Welfare Officer will still need to see your original ID documents. Your Club Welfare Officer can then verify these online to submit your application.

To apply or renew a CRC online visit the following:

https://gbg.onlinedisclosures.co.uk/Authentication/Login 

 

If you are a Club Welfare Officer or are unable to complete your CRC with your club, you are able to complete your verification with County FA staff.  Please follow the guidance document below.
 

Anyone who has taken a 3 hour, face to face Safeguarding Children Workshop can renew their re-certification online. Please follow the guidance document below to complete the course.

Safeguarding Children Online Recertification

This online course is written for Secretaries, Chairman, Treasurers and Club Welfare Officers. Please follow the guidance document below to complete the course.

Safeguarding for Committee Members Guidance

Get In Touch

Safeguarding Contacts:

Kevin Pike (Senior Safeguarding Lead)

By Phone: 01202 688270

By Mobile: 07903 574657

Zoe Pollard (Designated Safequarding Officer)

By Phone: 01202 688281

By Mobile: 07908 647054

(8.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: safeguarding@dorsetfa.com

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