0191 307 7117

Useful Contacts

Have concerns about the welfare of a child, young person or vulnerable adult? Find the relevant contact information here.

If you have concerns, you must take action. By doing so you’ll be safeguarding the child concerned as well as helping to prevent other children being harmed or put at risk.


For concerns related to swimming, you can contact SwimLine on 0808 100 4001 

If you experienced sexual abuse as a young footballer, you can ring the free, 24-hour NSPCC football helpline – 0800 023 2642 – for support.


Other Useful Contacts:

Free 24 Hour helplines for Children & Young People:


If you have a concern that does not require immediate action, your first point of contact should be the club’s/organisation’s welfare officer.

If your concern relates to an activity provided by County Durham Sport or your sport is not governed by a Governing Body please contact: Becks Lippe, Lead Safeguarding Officer on 0191 307 7117