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Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Cornwall Cricket Board County Welfare Officer

Debbie Clifton-Griffith, 07762 939046

Debbie will be responsible for supporting our Club Welfare Officers across the county. If Clubs, Parents, Players have any concerns or have any questions that need answers please call or email.

The welfare of young people involved in cricket in the county is of paramount importance and we are committed to ensuring that cricket provides a safe, friendly and enjoyable experience for all children.

  • Protect children in cricket.
  • Provide clear procedures and guidance.
  • Highlight good practice.

Our Safeguarding Policy document signs us into the ECB Policy statement and fully adopts the ECB Safe Hands Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Children in cricket.

Cornwall Cricket’s Safeguarding Policy

The ECB Policy and Procedures documents is available to download by clicking here.

Useful Documentation for Junior Clubs (ECB Templates)

Reporting Form_April 2020

Recording of information




Which Roles need a DBS Check?


Club Welfare Officers: Training

It is the requirement of all Cricket Clubs in Cornwall to have a trained Child Welfare Officer who has attended two courses.

  1. Safeguarding Child protection Course (cost £30, and is a three hour sit down course) You can book onto these courses through the Cornwall Sports Partnership who run them quarterly. These course last for a period of three years.
  2. Club Welfare Officers then need to attend a ‘ECB Safe hands‘ course, (three hour course organised by the CCB. These happen in Feb/March each year. (this course at the Cricket Centre costs £30 and the qualification lasts for a period of three years.))

Course dates:  There are no more courses in 2020, next available courses will be in February and March 2021.

Other Useful Information

ECB Safeguarding and Child Welfare – club requirements please follow this link

Organisational Chart for safeguarding ( Image ) – Each Organisation should have these in place?

CCB Electronic Information and Communications Systems Policy

ECB Guidelines for Junior Players in Open Age Group Cricket

CPSU – I’m Involved e-learning

7 Golden Rules to sharing Information

Safeguarding Information for Captains

Need more help?

Cornwall Council – LADO

For more information and advice contact Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Justine Hosking Principal LADO
or Annabel Timmins LADO

Telephone LADO Administrator Andrew Robinson – 01872 326536,

NCPCC – Child Protection Unit in Sport

Devon and Cornwall Police


What should I do if I have a concern about a child?

ECB Safeguarding call: 020 7432 1200 and asking for a member of the safeguarding team or by emailing Alternatively, please contact the NSPCC.

Contact the Multi-Agency Referral Unit: 0300 1231 116 or out of hours: 01208 251300 or website: