Safeguarding and Welfare

Safeguarding and Welfare FAQ's

If the course took place more than 14-days ago, please contact Derbyshire FA via who will look in to the matter. Please provide the individuals full name, FAN and date of the course.

Any individual who has previously attended a FA Safeguarding Workshop can renew online. The online course can be found by logging in to LMS with your FAN and password. The course can be found under the Active Learning and Required Learning tabs.

Our County Welfare and Respect Lead Officer, Cath Morton, would be happy to deliver a bespoke workshop to your club/ league. Please contact her directly on

If your concern is poor practice please contact your Club Welfare Officer or contact Cath Morton (County Welfare Officer).

If your concern is of a serious nature please contact the FA/ NSPCC helpline on 0808 056 0566 or if it is an emergency because a child or children are at immediate risk, then call the police or children’s social care in your area.

Derby – First Response team - 01332 641172

Derbyshire - Starting Point - 01629 533190

If you are a victim of historical sexual abuse in football, please call 0800 023 2642

If you are a member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club you can undertake a FA CRC through Derbyshire FA. Please contact Cath Morton by emailing

get in touch

Cath Morton | County Welfare Officer & Respect Lead Officer

Phone: 01332 361 422 (Option 4)

9am - 4pm Monday - Friday