Safeguarding children in voluntary and community groups
Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility. If you need information on how to
ensure your safeguarding policy is up to date, or just want advice for a new group you are
for further information.
This site offers invaluable advice for all voluntary and community groups, whether you're
providing art activity for toddlers ,an after school reading club for teens or running a sports
team. There are also leaflets and toolkits to help you ensure you are doing the best that you
can to keep the children and young people you work with safe. You will find answers to a
wide range of questions such as :
If you are worried about a child's safety you must tell someone about it. In Redcar you can call the following:Children's Social Care on 01642 771500 Out of hours Duty Team on 08702 402994NSPCC 24 hr helpline 0808 8005000or in an emergency the Police on 999
- How do I spot an abuser?
- Can we just use someone else's policies?
- Do I have to protect children by law?