Safeguarding and Welfare
SAFEGUARDING IN FOOTBALL
The safety and security of all children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in the game of football in Surrey is one of Surrey FA's top priorities.
This page features information for individuals who wish to learn more about our commitment to safeguarding, and where you can help progress your understanding and skills.
PROVIDING A POSITIVE WELCOME TO YOUR CLUB
For guidance on how to make your club a welcoming on place for all, please click here.
Get In Touch
By Phone: 01372 387 090.
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)
By Email: Safeguarding@surreyfa.com
Here's a video to you through the process!
Online Safeguarding Children Recertification
You can now renew your FA Safeguarding Children qualification online instead of attending the course. The FA have put together a guide document for this which you can download via the link below.
Committee member safeguarding training
If you are a Committee Member of a club in Surrey, it is crucial you undertake our online safeguarding course, and a requirement for club affiliation for some roles.
You can watch a short video using the link below for an understanding of how the course works.
Every club which runs a U18 team or younger must have a Club Welfare Officer.
To nominate an individual as a Club Welfare Officer, the person must have an In-Date accepted DBS Enhanced FA CRC Check.
In addition, they must either have already attended a Safeguarding Workshop and a Welfare Officer Workshop.
Online Abuse: If you have an issue regarding online abuse, please use the button below to submit a report to the Child Exploitation Online Protection centre.
To find best practice information and policies from The FA, please head through to the dedicated section of their website.