FoundationSafeguarding

Liverpool Football Club's Commitment To Safeguarding

Safeguarding is putting the safety and wellbeing of children or someone who is a vulnerable adult at the centre of every activity.

Liverpool FC and the LFC Foundation work as one team for Safeguarding. For more information please visit www.liverpoolfc.com/fans/safeguarding.

On this page you can:

  • Report a safeguarding concern
  • Meet the LFC Foundation Safeguarding Team
  • Read the LFC Foundation Safeguarding Guides for Adults and Children
  • Read the LFC Foundation Codes of Conduct

In an emergency call the LFC Foundation's 24h safeguarding number: 07867 139 898

  • Police: 101 (999 in an emergency)
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • Samaritans: 116 123

NSPCC Partnership

Partnership Aims

  • create opportunities to share best practice, knowledge, and resources.
  • raise awareness of each other’s programmes/services and develop referral pathways.
  • explore opportunities to create the best outcomes for children and young people in the city.
  • explore opportunities to hold joint fundraising and/or awareness events.

We will be promoting key messages for NSPCC, including

  • Suicide Prevention Day
  • Parents in Sport Week
  • Anti-Bullying Week
  • Sexual Abuse Awareness Week
  • Safer Internet Day
  • National Child Exploitation Awareness Day
  • Mental Health Awareness Week

Local and National Organisations You Can Contact

Local Organisations - Signposting

Hub of Hope national mental health database, bringing help and support together in one place, with a focus on mental health.

Hub of Hope is for everyone and anyone. We all have mental health, so we all need to know the routes to support. The Hub of Hope is not restricted by age or gender.

The hub of hope is available to anybody at hubofhope.co.uk and is a free, downloadable app on iOS and Android devices. Once you have downloaded the app, the user can filter by category of service and postcode.

National Organisations

Mental Health / Bereavement

Domestic Violence

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline Freephone 24 hour run by Refuge on 0808 247 2000

Alcohol and Drugs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous - 0800 917 7650
  • Talk to FRANK - 0300 123 6600

eSafety

Loneliness

  • Age UK - 0800 678 1602
  • Samaritans - 116 123
  • MIND

Poverty

Food Poverty / Claiming benefits / Debt advice

LFC Foundation Safeguarding Team

Stephen Hale

Name: Stephen Hale

Designation: Programme Manager

Contact Number: 07785646368

Email: stephen.hale@liverpoolfc.com

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Nicola Fryer

Name: Nicola Fryer

Designation: Associate Safeguarding

Contact Number: 07780 226 978

Email: nicola.fryer@liverpoolfc.com

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Report A Concern

You tell us what is worrying you. We will listen, record the information you tell us, check with you that it is accurate, and ensure you are safe.

You can complete the form in the link below, call or text one of the LFC’s Safeguarding Team members.

Safeguarding Concern Form

What Happens Next?

Once you have reported your concern, a member of staff will take expert advice from the LFC Safeguarding Team. The team are very experienced and will know what is best to ensure you are safe and well looked after. They will keep you updated with what is going to happen next.

If it is a dangerous situation, we might contact people from Social Services, Health, or the Police.

What we decide to do with your information will always be based on ensuring you are safe and not in any danger. What you tell us will be kept safe and secure and will only be shared with people who need to know to keep you safe.

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