48 hours NOTICE, Monday to Friday is necessary in order to ensure a trained Appropriate Adult can attend an appointment.

SAAVS members will only attend where a police officer is on hand to meet with them, to provide a briefing and to supervise the introduction to the interviewee. SAAVS members are not permitted to take responsibility for young people whilst attending these appointments. This remains the responsibility of the police.

  • Forms submitted after 16:00 on a Friday will not be processed until 09:00 on the following Monday

SAAVS office will respond to each request during normal office hours Monday to Friday and provide confirmation of a trained SAAVS member’s availability as soon as possible. Please provide at least 48 hours notice in order to be able to supply as required.