Safeguarding

Galmington Dragons acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person who has been entrusted to its care and is committed to working to provide a safe environment for all members to promote their well-being and welfare. To view the full safeguarding policy please click here

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. If you are worried about a child it is important that you report your concerns – no action is not an option. All concerns and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to appropriately.

Your first point of contact is the club welfare team:

Allan Hilton, Galmington Dragons’s designated Welfare Officer.

Email: Allan.Hilton@aa4s.co.uk

If at any time you are not able to contact your Club Welfare Team or the matter is clearly serious please contact:

Shirley Needham – Somerset County Football Association’s Welfare Officer

Tel: 07535 664988.  Email: Shirley.Needham@SomersetFA.com

Otherwise:

  • contact The FA Safeguarding Team on 0800 169 1863 or Safeguarding@TheFA.com
  • contact the Police or Somerset Children’s Social Care department (tel: 0300 123 2224)
  • call the NSPCC 24 hour Helpline for advice on 0808 800 5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

 

CEOPChildline

SOMERSET FA SAFEGUARDING TEAM

Finally The Somerset FA have a dedicated Safeguarding Team, the primary email address is:

 safeguarding@somersetfa.com

BOARD SAFEGUARDING LEAD R J Fox (Bob)

Tel: 01458 832359, Mobile: 07946 182658

SENIOR SAFEGUARDING LEAD J Pike (Jon)

Tel: 01458 832359, Mobile: 07946 182658

e-mail: jonathan.pike@somersetfa.com 

DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD B Dix (Brendan)

Tel: 01458 832359 Option 3, Mobile: 07506826638,

e-mail: brendan.dix@somersetfa.com 

DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING OFFICER S Needham (Shirley)

Tel: 01458 832359 Option 5 or 01458 837034, Mobile: 07535 664988

email: shirley.needham@somersetfa.com 

DEPUTY DS0 M Buller (Megan)

Tel: 01458 832359 Option 2, Mobile: 07718 477540

e-mail: megan.buller@somersetfa.com 

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