Each venue has a Welfare Officer responsible for promoting safe and inclusive tennis and is the go-to person if there are any concerns or disclosures.

If your query is extremely urgent or serious, you should contact either the police or social services.

For county support please contact: : Karen Palmer,  Norfolk LTA County Welfare Officer: safeguarding@norfolktennis.org

Karen is a retired child and adolescent mental health consultant clinical psychologist. – A job in which she worked with children and young people who had suffered abuse. She plays tennis regularly and has two grown-up children who played tennis.

Further information on Safe and Inclusive Tennis can be found on the LTA website:  https://www.lta.org.uk/about-the-lta/policies-and-rules/safeguarding-protection/  Here you can find contact details for the LTA safeguarding team and further information about the LTA’s safeguarding policies and procedures.