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AFC Bournemouth is committed to protecting all children, young persons and adults at risk in its care or attending its premises.
Providing a safe and positive environment for everyone involved in sport is paramount to the club.
The club takes its responsibilities to safeguarding seriously and is committed to:
- Getting the right people involved through safe recruitment and training.
- Creating a safe environment for all visitors, participants and staff.
- Having and promoting clear systems and policies to deal with any issues or concerns.
AFC Bournemouth Head of Safeguarding, Steve Thorpe
Telephone: 01202 726329
Mobile: 07554 446446
Email: [email protected]
If you are worried about the immediate safety or welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk contact:
The Police: 101 or 999 in an emergency
Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch (BCP) MASH
Tel – 01202 735046 [email protected]
Tel 01202 222222 [email protected]
Dorset Council MASH
Tel – 01202 228866 [email protected]
BCP Council Designated Officer (LADO) – 01202 456744
BCP - Social Services out of hours service - 01202 738256
Bournemouth Adult Social Care (Care Direct) – 01202 454979
Emergency Duty Service – 0300 123 9595
Poole Adult Social Care – 01202 633902
Dorset Direct – Adult Social Care – 01305 221016
Emergency Duty Service – 01305 858250
Dorset Council Designated Officer (LADO) - 01305 221122
Dorset Council Children’s out of hours service – 01202 228866
Head of Safeguarding
The Premier League, 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL
Tel: 020 7864 9173 [email protected]
The Football Association/NSPCC
Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Helpline
Tel: 0808 800 5000
Text phone for Deaf Users
Tel: 0800 056 0566.
NSPCC SMS: 88858 or email