The National Governing Body for Schools Football in England
About ESFA Safeguarding
The safety and well-being of all participants in schools’ associations football is very important to us
We strive to ensure that children involved in football in are protected and happy while representing their local Associations across the country, both at County and District level.
On our web pages you will have access to advice and guidance on a range of subjects, such as Criminal Record Checks, policy and guidance, reporting concerns, and what to do if you are concerned about a child.
We want to help Schools’ Associations create a safe environment for their young players, so please get in touch if you need our assistance.
Our Designated Safeguarding Officers are here to answer any queries or help address any issues. Their contact information can be found below.
On Tuesday 8th February 2022 the ESFA conducted an online mid season briefing with child welfare officers. The briefing covered topics such as DBS Checks, Safeguarding Support Visits, and ESFA National Safeguarding Volunteers. A recording of the meeting can be found below.