YMCA Derbyshire is committed to promoting best practice and ensuring that Children, Young People and Adults at Risk are free from harm and abuse. Where harm and abuse is recognised or suspected, YMCA expects staff and volunteers to respond and refer in accordance with our policy and operational procedures.
If you need to speak to someone about a safeguarding concern, you can:
- call the Police on 999 if the concern presents an immediate threat to a person’s safety
- call a YMCA Designated Safeguarding Lead, if the concern relates to a YMCA service user, staff member, volunteer, or activities taking place within YMCA buildings:
Julia Hodder, Safeguarding Lead – 07921263963
- Email our Safeguarding team email@example.com
The current threat from Terrorism and Extremism in the United Kingdom is real and
severe and can involve the exploitation of vulnerable people, including children and young people.
Prevent is one part of the government’s overall counter-terrorism strategy, CONTEST. The aim of Prevent is to:
- tackle the causes of radicalisation
- respond to the challenges that terrorist ideology may present
- safeguard and support those most at risk of radicalisation through early intervention
- support those who have already engaged in terrorism to disengage and rehabilitate
If you need to speak to someone about radicalisation or extremism, you can:
Call 999 or the police anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321 to report an immediate threat to life or property.
Call a YMCA Designated Safeguarding Lead, if the concern relates to a YMCA service user, staff member, volunteer, or activities taking place within YMCA buildings – Julia Hodder, safeguarding lead – 07921263963
Email our Safeguarding Leads on firstname.lastname@example.org