Stoke City Football Club acknowledges and accepts its responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of all children, young people and vulnerable adults who are under the Club's care or using the Club's facilities.
It is the duty of all adults working at the Club to safeguard the welfare of children and vulnerable adults by creating an environment that protects them from harm.
The Club has in place comprehensive safeguarding policies and procedures which comply with national legislation and are in accordance with the rules outlined by the Football Association and the FA Premier League. All of our policies and procedures are reviewed regularly and are approved by the Stoke-on-Trent Safeguarding Board.
Stoke City Football Club has a Children's and Vulnerable Adults' Services Officer who has overall responsibility for the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and a number of Safeguarding Officers who work within different areas. These Officers have special responsibilities, and are the focal point, for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in their nominated area.
If you have a concern about your own safety or the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult who engages in the Club's activities, please contact:
Children's and Vulnerable Adults' Services
Stoke City Football Club
If you are worried about the immediate safety or welfare of a child or vulnerable adult you can also contact:
The Police – dial 999
NSPCC Helpline – 0808 800 5000
Stoke on Trent Children’s Services: (01782) 235100
Stoke on Trent Adult Social Care: 0800 561 0015