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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for the young people of our Borough

Faith, Community and Voluntary Sector

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The safety and welfare of children, or child protection, is everyone's business.  We hope you find this information useful.


Safeguarding Forums

To support staff in Education Settings and the Community and Voluntary Sector, Safeguarding Forums have been established and are well attended. Further details in respect of the Education Settings Forums can be obtained from the Safeguarding Information for Schools page of the Council website and Catalyst for the Voluntary and Community Sector.


Helpline for footballers who have experienced sexual abuse

The NSPCC, supported by the Football Association (FA) has launched a free, 24 hour helpline to offer support to anyone who was sexually abused in football as a child.

Free 24 hour telephone helpline: 0800 023 2642

Read the NSPCC article 'NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims'.


Useful Information

Safeguarding Checklist for Organisations

NSPCC Pathway to Safe Practice Chart

NSPCC Safeguarding Standards & Guidance for Organisations working with 0 - 25 year olds