Stratford Town Colts takes the welfare of its players extremely seriously. As an Football Association Community Club, we follow the FA's guidelines and procedures in safeguarding our players.


We have two Welfare Officers:

Justine Day - u13, u14, u15, u16, u17 and Youth

Mobile: 07792 704696

e-mail: welfare@stratfordtownfccolts.org.uk


Wendy Crean - u8, u9, u10, u11 and u12

Mobile: 07469 889764

e-mail: welfare@stratfordtownfccolts.org.uk


If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a player, please raise these with the team manager in the first instance, or direct with the relevant Welfare Officer.


In addition, the Football Association has a Whistleblowing policy which acts as an early warning system and can be used by anyone to raise concerns over misconduct or malpractice. Any adult or young person with concerns can contact the FA Child Protection Team on 0207 745 4914, or by writing to The Case Administrator, Child Protection Team, The Football Association, 25 Soho Square, London, W1D 4FA.


Further resources and support are available from:

Childline: www.childline.org.uk or call 0800 1111

The Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre (part of the National Crime Agency): ceop.police.uk/