If you have a safeguarding or equality, diversity and inclusion concern Horizons has two main Safeguarding contacts:

Welfare Officer

Lois Noyce

Chief Instructor

Contact number: 07712 657610

Safeguarding email address: safeguarding@horizonsplymouth.org

Lois Noyce

Welfare Trustee

Jennie Richardson

Contact Number: 07805 124437

Safeguarding email address: safeguarding@horizonsplymouth.org

Jennie Richardson
Jennie Richardson

Useful External Safeguarding Contacts

If you have a safeguarding concern, you can make a referral directly to the RYA team by completing the RYA Safeguarding Referral Form.

RYA Safeguarding team: 02380 604226 / safeguarding@rya.org.uk

RYA Equality Team on 02380 604249 / equality@rya.org.uk


Local Services and Support

Call 999 if the child is in real danger now.

If you’re worried about a child or young person or think they’re being abused, even if you’re unsure, call 01752 668000 or email mash@plymouth.gov.uk

Outside of normal working hours call Plymouth Out of Hours Service: 01752 346984.

The service is made up of multi-agency professionals who can give you advice, information and support. You can also contact the NSPCC if you want to talk to someone about your concerns and get advice.


Emergency contact numbers:

Social Care out of hours – 01752 346984

The Zone – 01752206626

Police – 101 or 999

CAHMS – https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/mental-health-services/child-and-adolescent-mental-health-services-camhs/