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The Offside Trust

The Offside Trust is the organisation led by ex-footballer Steve Walters and former professional golfer Chris Unsworth, whose stories of child sexual abuse have inspired hundreds of people to speak out for the first time.

We are set up as a 'restricted fund' under the auspices of Prism the Gift Fund (UK charity number 1099682).

Who We Are

A Message from Steve and Chris

We are established as the independent body to work alongside clubs, organisations and other charitable bodies to further enhance safeguarding at all levels of sport.

The Offside Trust works to combat child abuse in sport and support the healing journey of survivors.

We are building partnerships, and learning how we can make the greatest difference where it is needed most.

If you are a victim or survivor of abuse, you can contact us and we will listen. We are an organisation run BY SURVIVORS, FOR SURVIVORS. We can help you to navigate the first steps along your healing journey and offer practical advice and support from people who understand exactly what you are going through.

Thank you again for your overwhelming support!

Steve Walters, Chris Unsworth and the Offside Trust team.

Who We Are

About Us

The people leading the Offside Trust and our goals.

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Helpful Links

Details from sports bodies on safeguarding children.

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Speaking Up

Current professionals, sports legends and celebrities.

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How to contact us in total confidence.

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