Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Statement

The Albion Foundation is uniquely recognised for the quality delivery of sport and education

West Bromwich Albion Football Club is committed to protecting all young people and vulnerable adults that are in our care or attending at our premises.

The football club has a full range of safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines for all staff.

Complaint procedures that deal with complaints regarding staff and any safeguarding issues have also been established.

Whether it is at The Hawthorns, the Albion Academy or The Albion Foundation, West Bromwich Albion will strive to keep children and vulnerable adults safe and free from harm.

All of the football club’s activities and policies comply with national legislation and are in accordance with rules outlined by the Football Association and The FA Premier League.

The policies and practices are regularly reviewed and monitored by those bodies and have been discussed with the local safeguarding board.

The safeguarding officer at the football club is Chris Elliott.

He can be contacted at the football club and any matter can be discussed with him in complete confidence.

E-mail: chris.elliot@wbafc.co.uk.

For more information on The Albion Foundation and our activities, call us on 0871 271 9840.