The Church is committed to safeguarding as an integral part of its ministry and mission, promoting a safer culture and the welfare of every child, young person and adult. As such, the Church has robust policies, procedures and guidelines in place, to ensure good practice throughout the central organisation, its 42 dioceses and other Church bodies.

The Church of England will:

  • Promote a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults within the Church
  • Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Care pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Respond to those that may pose a present risk to others

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded here Safeguarding Policy Statement

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, – Mrs Gill Cross email

Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers,  Suzy Futcher (Mon-Wed) on  07500 664800 or email and Jem Carter (Wed-Fri) on 07469 857888 or email


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