The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.
If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social care Services or the Police without delay.
Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:
PARISH SAFEGUARDING OFFICERS:
All Saints Church, Tilsworth has a Vacancy for a Safeguarding Officer:
Reverend Kaushal David
St John the Baptist Church, Stanbridge has a designated Safeguarding Officer:
DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING OFFICERS:
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
01727 818107/07867 350886
Local Authority Social Services
0300 300 8585 in office hours, or 0300 300 8123 out of hours.
NSPCC: 0800 800 5000
Childline: 0800 1111
Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
Samaritans: 116 123
Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141
Please see our individual parish church pages for further safeguarding information and policies.