As a Club, we take welfare very seriously and have three Welfare Officers, Derrick Lord , Carolyn Franks and Maria Smith.

If you have any questions please get in contact with one of them in person or see below. Carolyn Franks is normally at the PoW several times a week as a throws coach on a monday/ tuesday/ thursday evening.

For immediate issues, Derrick Lord can be contacted via mobile on 07917 835548.


To contact the NHS urgent mental health helpline for the Gloucestershire area, call: 0800 169 0398


The UK Athletics website has an Incident Reporting Form which can be found here


UKA/ EA Welfare & Safeguarding Guidance

UKA/ EA offer a number of resources and contacts via their website.

If you think a child, young person or adult is at risk of significant harm or abuse, or require urgent protection, call the Police on 999 and/or your local Social Services.

Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care Helpdesk: 01452 426868 - 8.00am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Out of hours: Emergency Duty Team on 01452 614194


If the matter is not immediate, please contact one of the Harriers Welfare Team as above. If that is not possible, contact the EA safeguarding and Welfare Team by calling 07464 522426.  or  welfare@englandathletics.org


Please also see:

CACH Safeguarding Policy Adult

CACH Safeguarding Policy Children