Safeguarding at St George's and at Hope ChurchThe care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole 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.
Here are our local contacts who are available to speak to you if you have any concerns.
Safeguarding officer is Linda King. Tel 07593 438 799 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vicar is Ruth Adams. Tel 01223 423374 Email email@example.com
Specifically for Hope Church contact Assistant Safeguarding Officer Sophie Ng
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Rebecca Boswell. Tel 01353 652 731 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Authority Social Services
0345 045 5203
Out of Hours 01733234724
IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 101.
Promoting a safer church
Safeguarding policy statement for children, young people and adults (opens a pdf in your browser)