Providing a safe and positive environment for every person involved in football or other activities at Everton Football Club is vital.
To view the Club's Safeguarding Children Policy, click here.
To view the Adults at Risk policy, click here.
We take our responsibilities to safeguard every individual very seriously and strive to provide a first class safeguarding service.
We are totally committed to:
• Creating a safer culture for all visitors, participants and staff
• Promoting systems to encourage the early reporting of safeguarding concerns
• Dealing with safeguarding issues and concerns proportionately and fairly
• Developing systems to prevent harm to children or adults at risk
If you have a concern about your own safety or the safety or welfare of a child or adult at risk who engage in Club activities, you can speak to the following people;
• The person in charge of the activity who will refer on to a Safeguarding Officer
• Julie Lloyd, Head of Safeguarding on 07583 025768 (including out of hours)
If you are affected by the Clive Sheldon QC Report into Non-Recent Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in Football, you can contact email@example.com or the Head of Safeguarding on the telephone number above.
Alternatively, support is available from the following resources:
Adult victims and survivors of childhood abuse within a football context can access information about the support available to them here.
NSPCC football helpline: 0800 023 2642
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) can also be contacted by calling 0808 801 0331 or by visiting their website.
USEFUL CONTACTS - REFERRAL AND SIGNPOSTING (please click on the links for more information)
Childline - If you're under 19 you can confidentially call, email, or chat online about any problem big or small. Freephone 24h helpline: 0800 1111. Sign up for a childline account on the website to be able to message a counsellor any time without using your email address, or to chat 1:1 with an online advisor.
NSPCC - If you or anyone you know is in immediate danger call 999 and ask for the police; or (if you are concerned about a child) the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.
#YouAreNotAlone - To show solidarity and support for victims of abuse. Domestic abuse is unacceptable in any situation, no matter what stresses people are under. There is no excuse for domestic abuse. Please click to access support.
CEOP - Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors.
Thinkuknow - Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Provide resources and education to raise awareness of online child abuse and exploitation.
Internet Watch Foundation - You can anonymously and confidentially report: Child sexual abuse content Non-photographic child sexual abuse images.