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ASSOCIATION FOR SAFEGUARDING (AfS)

PRESS RELEASE

NEW SAFEGUARDING ASSOCIATION IS LAUNCHED

Today, Secretary of State Michael Gove MP prepares to address the NSPCC on a complete revamp of child protection systems. He will call for a "systematic" and "radical" reform of England's child protection system so it can meet the challenge it faces. The BBC today reported that he will say:

“I believe that we have not been either systematic, radical or determined enough in our efforts to reform the system of child protection in this country.”

Therefore it is timely that on Monday 11th November 2013, the new Association for Safeguarding has been launched.

It exists to support staff and volunteers working to prevent harm and abuse to children and adults with vulnerabilities.

The Association (AfS) offers comprehensive membership benefits and direct support and advice to all safeguarding...

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