National Safeguarding Unit (NSU) - Safe Activities For Everyone

The Are they safe? resource is free and helps you set up safeguarding measures 

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If you're a  community group or club that works with children and provides activities such as arts, religious teaching, youth services and early years or after school care, order the free Are they safe? resource.

We've provided the Are they safe? resource to help you set up safeguarding measures in your group or organisation.

How to order Are they safe?

You need to be registered with the Safe Network website and signed-in to apply for this resource (1). 

Not registered?
Register with the Safe Network website here, activate your account and then you'll be directed to the Are they safe? application form.  It should take no more than five minutes.

Already registered?

to the Safe Network website and apply here.

Had the resource before and want to order more?
Our new re-order process means that you don't have to fill out any more lengthy forms.  Just tell us how many Are they safe? resources you want and where you want them delivered.  Sign-in and re-order your Are they safe? pack now (2).

Can't wait for the resource to be delivered? Download all the contents now.


  1. Terms and conditions apply
  2. Applicants whose first application was approved prior to October 12th 2009 may have to provide additional details and will have to complete the full application form once more before they are able to benefit from the shorter re-order process.  Don't worry this will be the last time we'll ask.

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