The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association champions excellence in safeguarding and child protection.

Sacpa (the Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) is the voice of safeguarding, providing a channel to government and other key agencies. The association represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

Our services include:

  • CPD and training
  • Information
  • Advice, consultancy, policy and compliance support
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resource and policy hub
  • Newsletters and an online forum
  • Government and key stakeholder representation.

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New Children’s Commissioner for Wales announced

The First Minister has announced the appointment of Rocio Cifuentes as the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales. Ms Cifuentes will... View Article

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Ministers call for views on strategies to end abuse and violence

Executive Ministers have issued a call for views on two new strategies, aimed at tackling domestic and sexual abuse, and... View Article

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Sex trafficking: Children groomed in Romania sent to UK

The BBC has found that children as young as 10 are being groomed in Romania, to be trafficked to the... View Article

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‘Hi, thanks for calling. Are you OK? How far away are you?’

Women’s safety is once again in the spotlight – and walking home at night is often when their fears are... View Article

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Hundreds of nurses and other health workers disciplined over sex assaults or abuse

Hundreds of nurses, paramedics, health and care workers have been disciplined over allegations of sexual assault, including incidents involving child... View Article

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Health minister announces Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Services in Northern Ireland

A REVIEW of children’s social care services in the north is to begin next month. Northern Ireland has the highest... View Article

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Gordon Gerrard: Pensioner abused victims for nine years

A pensioner has been jailed for five years over a nine-year campaign of sexual abuse. Gordon Gerrard, 72, was found guilty... View Article

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Scots child abuse referrals up 60% amid calls to make social media chiefs…

Child protection campaigners have told ministers they want social media company executives to be made criminally liable for putting people... View Article

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Nusrat Ghani: PM orders Cabinet Office to investigate ‘Muslimness’ claim

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a Cabinet Office inquiry into claims made by a Muslim MP who says her... View Article

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Kelly Catlin: A family’s search for answers on links between concussion and suicide

In January 2019, on a sunny day in the coastal mountains surrounding San Francisco, an Olympic medal-winning cyclist was racing... View Article

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Sacpa represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding and the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

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