Safeguarding and Welfare
Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility.
Discover how you can play your part to ensure football in Middlesex is safe and enjoyable for all.
Please remember that if a CHILD, YOUNG PERSON or VULNERABLE ADULT is in immediate danger then ALWAYS call 999!
Below you will find a range of different resources to support you or your clubs safe running for all. If there is anything you cannot find the answer to then please make contact with our Safeguarding Team whose details can be found on this page.
Meet our Safeguarding Team
Senior Safeguarding Lead
Designated Safeguarding Officer
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Deputy Safeguarding Officer
The FA have a number of Safeguarding Policy and Procedure templates these are:
The FA has produced this handy guidance to help with safer recruitment.
The FA has an Anti-Bullying policy which can be found here
To register your Club for online DBS Checks, check out the latest guidance from The FA here
Click below for the full guide.
Yes you can, to find out how, click here.
To find out more about adult disability football The FA have produced a number of documents:
You should encourage anyone involved with these teams to complete the FA's 'Safeguarding Adults' Online Course. Click here for a guide on how to access this.
Click below to find out more.
When travelling and/or staying overnight with underage players The FA has a policy document to help, this can be found here.
The FA's photography and filming policy can be found here
The FA has a policy to support communication with underage players through social media, this can be found here.
To find the full directory of FA safeguarding guidance, click here
The FA's Respect Code of Conduct can be found here
Yes, you need to contact your County FA to do this. We need the full details of the individual before searching records. This must include full birth name, address & DOB. The merge takes 48 hours to complete.
Yes, find out how you can renew online here
We can only process a DBS (Criminal Records Check) if you are a member or going to join the FA Licensed Coaches Club. Detail of how to do this can be found on our coaches page.
The FA have integrated the DBS process onto WGS. Find out more about this process here.
The original email sent from FA Checks, has this guidance.
Please contact our Coach Education team at email@example.com who will be able to look into this. Please provide all relevant information such as FAN, Full Name and DOB.
Those can be a verifier are: Club Secretary, Club Chairman and Club Welfare Officer.
Find out what you need to do here
ACT for Youth: RUN HIDE TELL
Security experts from Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) have commissioned the creation of an animated core film designed to teach young people how to react if caught up in a gun or knife terror attack. The film, aimed at 11 to 16 year olds, will also show them what to do if they see suspicious behaviour or a suspicious item.