Putting safeguarding into practice in your own organisation can be daunting and it is hard to know where to start. In this section, we have gathered a selection of resources, templates, tools, training courses, videos and references particularly with small and medium organisations in mind. Where we reference videos, we strongly advise you watch and review them before using them with others, to ensure they are appropriate. 

To help you navigate sections which have many resources, we’ve selected our Top Three Picks, as a useful place to get started. 

If you would like to know more about our own resources and how you can use them, please contact us. Similarly, if you come across any broken/outdated links in any of this section of our website, please contact us to let us know so that we can keep it up to date.

The following websites are full of useful and practical safeguarding resources and tools:

Safeguarding in Context

Read about the background and wider context of safeguarding in international development


Understanding Safeguarding

Scottish Context

UK & Wider Context 

Safeguarding in Practice

Access practical tools, resources and training to help you in your own organisation


Training and Safeguarding Basics

*  Safeguarding Leads/Focal Points

Policies & Procedures

Safer Programming

Survivor-centred Approach

Awareness Raising

Safer Recruitment


Leadership & Culture


Tailored Support & Networks

Find safeguarding experts and connect with others working in the sector

Safeguarding Specialists

The Alliance’s Safeguarding Working Group

Networks & Collaboratives


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