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Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. The Charity Commission also makes it clear that safeguarding is a key governance issue for charities to comply with.

However, compliance with legislation is often not the main reason people attend training or want to learn more; they do it because they want to stop abuse. The resources below could help.

View all our 'Live' safeguarding training and events on our Training and events calendar here.Opens a external web page

We offer a 2.5 hours Introduction to safeguarding course that covers both children and Adults at Risk of harm. It is suitable for anyone new to safeguarding as well as those who need a refresher.

We also offer a 2.5 hour Designated Safeguarding leads: Referrals what happens next? training. Ideal for Safeguarding Leads and Safeguarding Trustees.

View our next dates, more information and book by visiting of Training and Events online calendar.

On demand training from Community Action Suffolk: Safeguarding

If you want or need the flexibility to learn at different times and at your own pace this section is for you.


CAS: Safeguarding in every day life: The role of the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sectorOpens a external web page
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Other On demand resources: Safeguarding


Suffolk Safeguarding training: Including Me Learning – onlineOpens a external web page

All those working with children, young people and adults at risk must have the appropriate level of training according to their role. View a range of resources including Me Learning, online.

East of England Safeguarding Learning PlatformOpens a external web page

The new East of England Learning Platform is free and open to all professionals and provides a range of learning and informative sessions developed in collaboration with partners across the East Region.

Training Thursdays – a range of safeguarding topics and issues are delivered on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12.30 to 13.30.

Introduction to PREVENTOpens a external web page

This training takes about 45 minutes to complete.
Prevent is about safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism, ensuring those vulnerable to extremist and terrorist narratives are given appropriate advice and support at an early stage. Prevent is no different to any other form of safeguarding from harm.

Various safeguarding resources from NCVOOpens a external web page

NCVO’s resource centre of e-learning for the VCFSE.

Downloadable booklet(s)

Staying safe from Romance Fraud: Thames Valley Police

A downloadable guide. This booklet demonstrates the clever tactics used by romance fraudsters. It also dispels the myths of shame and embarrassment often associated with this crime by highlighting the link to coercive control.

Click here to download