Keeping Children Safe is Everyone’s Responsibility.
If you have any concerns regarding the well-being of a child or young person within a sporting environment, please refer to our dealing with concerns and reporting process documents. Relevant safeguarding contacts are listed below and additional links to supporting organisations can be found under useful resources.
Active Sussex Contacts
Gemma Finlay Lead Child Protection Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org / 01273 644154 / 07760 164001
National Governing Body of Sport Safeguarding Leads
To find who the safeguarding lead for your sport is please click here.
In an emergency call 999 or contact the Sussex Police Child Protection Team by dialing 101
Safeguarding Children in Sussex
If you are worried about a child or teenager who might be at risk of harm or in danger, please contact the following statuary agencies dependent on your location.
Local Authority Designated Officer: email@example.com / 01273 295643
Emergency Duty Service: 01273 335905/06
Children’s Access Point First Response Team: firstname.lastname@example.org / 01403 229900
Emergency team: 03302 226664
Single Point of Advice (SPOA) team: 0-19.SPOA@eastsussex.gcsx.gov.uk / 01323 464222
Local Authority Designated Officer: email@example.com / 01323 466606
Emergency Duty Service – Children’s Services: 01273 335905/06
Safeguarding Adults at risk in Sussex
Brighton & Hove City Council Adult Social Care – 01273 295555
West Sussex County Council Adult services – 01243 642121
East Sussex County Council Adult social care & health – 0345 60 80 191
Sussex Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults at Risk
NSPCC – 0808 800 5000
Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) – 01163 665590
Childline – 0800 1111
Kidscape – 020 7730 3300