Horsham and District Angling Association takes its safeguarding responsibilities seriously. The welfare of members when they are fishing club waters is a club priority.

It is vital that any concerns about the safety of junior or vulnerable adult members are reported to the club Welfare Officer so that the club is aware of any issues and can take steps to to resolve them.

All club members must be aware of their responsibilities about child protection and safeguarding adults  and young people at risk.

Concerns or incidents should be reported to the club Welfare Officer who is responsible
for responding to any allegations or concerns. Incidents will be reported to the Angling Times
Safeguarding Officer and statutory services where necessary.

Reporting and Responding to Safeguarding Concerns

The club welfare officer is Chris Jenkinson (tel: 07745 654583, email:

Details of the the process by which concerns should be reported and the process the club follows are explained in the documents below.

Reporting safeguarding concerns

Safeguarding Policies

The club’s safeguarding policies for adults and young people at risk are available in the documents below.

Adults at risk

Young people at risk