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Safeguarding Resources (National)

Published at 4:02 pm Tue Dec 22nd, 2020

Every organisation that delivers charitable activities has a responsibility to safeguard people from harm or abuse, whether they are staff members, volunteers, or other people who come into contact with your charity through its work.

Charity Commission safeguarding guidance for charities and trustees

For more information about the safeguarding responsibilities for charities and trustees, visit the Charity Commission's guidance.

Concerned that a child may be at risk of abuse or harm?

The NSPCC has guidance and a telephone helpline available if you are worried about the safety of a child. A child is defined as anyone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday.

Concerned that a vulnerable adult may be at risk of abuse or harm?

The Ann Craft Trust has guidance and a directory of telephone helplines if you are worried about the safety of an adult at risk.

NCVO Safeguarding resources for your organisation

For more information about safeguarding and to access training resources, visit NCVO’s charity safeguarding website.

Concerned about wrongdoing at your charity?

Call the Charity Commission's confidential whistleblowing helpline, provided by Protect. The helpline is listed under 'Get independent advice' on the Charity Commission page.

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