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. 

Emma Allen- ESFA Designated Safeguarding Officer

ESFA CWO session Oct 2022

Child Welfare Pages:

For Players

AOTT Status

Child Welfare Policy Downloads

ESFA Affiliation Policy

FA Enhanced DBS Checks

FA Workshops

Reporting Concerns