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Useful Links & Contacts

If you are concerned about the safety of a child or that a child is being abused, the following contacts are available to offer advice and guidance:

Social Care

For non emergencies and enquiries:

  • Cambridgeshire children: 0345 045 5203
  • Peterborough children: 01733 864180
  • Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team (EDT): (01733) 234724
  • In case of a medical emergency please call 999 or for non emergencies call NHS Direct 111.

Living Sport

National Governing Body Contacts

All National Governing Bodies have lead contacts for any child protection queries. You should contact these if you have any sports specific issues. Please find a full list of NGBs Safeguarding details here.


The NSPCC offers help and advice, as well as a wide range of leaflets and booklets for parents and carers which can be viewed on the website.Child Protection Helpline: 0800 800 5000 Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Child Protection in Sport Unit

CPSU ident_Logo (2)The CPSU is a partnership between the NSPCC and Sport England which was founded in 2001.

NSPCC National Training Centre3 Gilmour Close Beaumont Leys LeicesterLE4 1EZ.

Tel:  0116 234 7278 Email: cpsu@nspcc.org.uk Website: www.thecpsu.org.uk


Childline provides confidential help and advice to children and young people.


Kidscape provides information for parents on bullying and keeping children safe. They also operate a bullying helpline for parents, Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm.

Parentline Plus

Parentline is the free confidential helpline run by Parentline Plus for anyone in a parenting role, including step-parents and those experiencing family change.

Bullying Online

Bullying Online provides information for parents on a variety of bullying issues.


The internet is integral to the lives of children of all ages. Thinkuknow provides information for parents, guardians and carers to help them to understand more about what their child is doing online, exploring some of the specific dangers that children could face, and providing practical advice and guidance that should make the online experience safer for all. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyonce can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.

Disclosing and Barring Service customer services

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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