Safeguarding Policy

s part of the Church of England and as members of this parish, we have committed ourselves to care for one another safely.

You can find our Safeguarding policy by clicking on this link:

Safeguarding Policy 2019

You can find the Church of England's national policy by clicking on these links:

Promoting Safer Churches

If you have a safeguarding concern you can contact:

Revd Rachel Wood, Vicar, 0191 2529319

Ruth Rogan, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, 07825 167016

More information about contacting the Diocese with a concern can be found here:

You Will Be Listened To Survivor Leaflet


NSPCC Child Protection Helpline | 0808 800 5000 (free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line | 0800 1111 (free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

National Domestic Violence Helpline | 0808 2000 247 (free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline | 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline | 080 8808 8141 (free and open Monday to Friday, 9-5pm).



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