Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Safe Families.

Please complete the following information and one of our team will be in touch soon.

Personal Details

Hosting: Caring for children your own home for a short spell (overnight hosting).

Befriending: Befriending and supporting struggling parents and/or offering day-time only care of children.

Providing Resource: Supporting families by providing useful goods or skills.

Your Referees

Please provide details for three independent referees. Each referee should have known you for at least 2 years and not be members of your family. We cannot accept more than two referees who know you from one place i.e. church.

Please enter a first name, last name and either a telephone number or email address. You can opt to leave this information blank for the moment but it will speed up the process if you provide them now.

Referee 1's Details (Church/Community Leader)

Referee 2's Details (Employer/Colleague)

Referee 3's Details (Friend)


*Historic and/or current offences may or may not have a bearing upon the application depending on the category, date and mitigating circumstances.

This volunteer position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure (PVG check in Scotland, AccessNI in Northern Ireland). By signing this form you agree to undergo this essential screening process.

I confirm that I am not barred from working with children/vulnerable adults. I declare that the information given here is correct to the best of my knowledge and understand that the withholding of relevant information or the giving of inaccurate information may jeopardise my application.

In order to process your application we will need to store your data electronically. It will be stored and processed in accordance with the Safe Families privacy policy. You can read the policy here. Please only submit this form if you agree to us holding this data.

If you have any queries please call 0333 4141488