Youth Football in Cumberland

Cumberland FA Safeguarding Contact

In line with Cumberland FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard 2018- 19, there is now a requirement that all safeguarding matters be forwarded to the email address of

This will be the new process for contacting the county on all safeguarding matters. As you are all aware, we have a part-time Designated Safeguarding Officer, Gill Shields.

The Safeguarding Operating Standards has further developed our safeguarding business and brought together a safeguarding team, to ensure the service has management oversight and a full monitoring of all issues by the team. 

As a reminder, the safeguarding team for our county is below:

• CEO, Ben Snowdon - (SSL) Senior Safeguarding Lead
• FDM, Craig Lewis - Deputy SSL
• Gill Shields – (DSO) Designated Safeguarding Officer
• James Reid – Deputy DSO
• Chairman – Fred Conway – Board Safeguarding Champion


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