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Taking Safeguarding Seriously

Derby County Football Club Women are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our Club Members including Players, Coaches and Staff.


All concerns surrounding safeguarding should be dealt with in the correct manner with the point of contact to raise issues named above.

For more information regarding our procedures please head to our Academy Handbook and our Club Development Philosophy. 

Please see attached our Safeguarding Policy and an additional policy and Risk Assessment on the current Covid-19 situation.

Reporting Concerns

If you have concerns about the safety or wellbeing of a child or vulnerable adult at Derby County Women, you can contact us via email.  A member of our Safeguarding Team will review the information you have provided within 24 hours and decide what action needs to be taken. You can also fill in our reporting form which can be found below.

We have a duty to share information that you give us with other agencies if we think that a child or vulnerable adult could be at risk of harm.

Alternatively, concerns can be reported to the following organisations:

Safeguarding at DCFCW

Policies & Procedures

What we need from you...

Please say as much as you can about the situation – it will help us take the right action. Tell us the facts that you know, as well as any concerns you have about the individual.

Can I remain anonymous?

You can contact us anonymously if you do not want to tell us who you are. However, it's really helpful to have your name and contact details, as we may need to contact you for more information in order to protect the child or vulnerable adult that you are concerned about.

Report Your Safeguarding Concerns Via This Form


For more information surrounding Safeguarding and the policies of our National Governing Body at the Football Association/Derbyshire FA or how to access Safeguarding Courses, click on the below links


FA Safeguarding Website

FA Respect - We Only Do Positive

FA Safeguarding Courses

Derbyshire FA Safeguarding Website

Should your Safeguarding Concern need to be escalated further, please contact the Derbyshire FA Designated Safeguarding Officer below.