We take very seriously the safety and welfare of those to whom we minister; this includes safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. As part of this concern we have personnel responsible for safeguarding and have adopted the Church of England’s safeguarding policy. You can view a copy of it here: Promoting a Safer Church (the policy document).
You can find more information:
- By contacting our Safeguarding Officer.
- By visiting the diocesan web site safeguarding section.
- By visiting the Church of England web site safeguarding section.
If you believe a child is at immediate risk you should contact the police by dialling 999. Otherwise concerns about suspected abuse or other concerns should be made to our Safeguarding Officer or to the Vicar.
If you are not satisfied by the way your concern is handled by us or want contacts outside the parish please refer to the diocesan web site safeguarding section which has contact details for its safeguarding personnel or ‘phone the Diocesan Office on 01634 560000 and ask for the safeguarding team.