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Safeguarding Contacts

Below you will find the information you need in relation to Safeguarding contacts.

England

(Call emergency services, 999 or 112, if someone needs immediate medical attention or is at risk of immediate harm or danger)  

  • British Canoeing Lead Safeguarding Officer- England
    For enquiries and guidance about Safeguarding policies, documents and processes. Kimberley Walsh Tel: 0115 8966580 Email: kimberley.walsh@britishcanoeing.org.uk
  • British Canoeing Safeguarding Support Officer
    For British Canoeing coaches, volunteers and staff who have received an allegation against them with respect to Safeguarding and require support. Keith Hampton Tel: 07740 820113
  • Online Disclosures helpline
    For help and advice with the DBS online application system. Tel: 0845 251 5000 Email: onlinedisclosures@gbgplc.com

*(If calling out of office hours, leave a message and your call will be responded to as soon as possible the next working day.)


Scottish Canoe Association Lead Safeguarding Officer

Andy Murray Tel: 07900 887007 Email: child.protection@canoescotland.org

Canoe Association of Northern Ireland Lead Safeguarding Officer

Mary Doyle Tel: Tel: 07793 204593 Email: childprotection@cani.org.uk

Canoe Wales Lead Safeguarding Officer

Nigel Midgley Tel: 07971 783080 Email: nigel.midgley@canoewales.com


NSPCC CHILD PROTECTION HELPLINE Tel: 0808 800 5000

CHILDLINE Tel: 0800 1111