Annual Health Checks

It’s time for all FA Charter Standard clubs to make sure that their people and policies are up to the standard to make them the best possible place to play and enjoy football.

In a change for this year the annual health check window will only be open until 31 January 2019. All clubs must have completed their annual health check before 31 January 2019.


Charter Standard is open to grassroots football Clubs and Leagues. The programme is open For All and includes adult, youth, male and female formats.

The programme encourages improvement across grassroots football. Clubs who achieve The FA Charter Standard are able to demonstrate they have what it takes provide the best standard of grassroots football.

Charter Standard helps clubs develop policies and practices making them proud to provide football in a safe environment and where competitive football is fun and open to everyone.

This means clubs are better placed to attract and retain players - helping them to grow sustainably.

Help and support meeting the criteria is available to Clubs and Leagues.

To find out more about becoming FA Charter Standard accredited click HERE

Clubs and leagues who achieve The FA Charter Standard status receive additional support and resources from The FA and County FA including:

  • Promotional resources
  • Football equipment
  • Support from The FA and Westmorland CFA

Our County FA is set up to help clubs and leagues to achieve The FA Charter Standard accreditation.

Does your club want to become proud to be The FA Charter Standard accredited?

To start your journey contact your us today

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