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We take the safeguarding of children, young people and adults very seriously. We work to prevent abuse from occurring, seek to protect those that are at risk of being abused and respond well to those that have been abused.

You can download our Parish Safeguarding Policy Statement here

The document, Promoting a Safer Church is available here

The Promoting a Safer Church Poster, with contact details, is here

If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult has been harmed or is at risk of harm, please do not hesitate to contact the Church or Diocese Safeguarding personnel for advice and support.

If you wish to report an allegation of abuse from the past, or in the present, please do not hesitate to contact us. Your information will be treated appropriately and kept confidential.

Contact our Safeguarding Lead

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Gabby DeVreese on email or you can contact the Team Vicar Mandy Rhodes on email:

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

If our Safeguarding Officer is unavailable, or you would prefer to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Team you can reach them on 0113 3530 259 or 07872 005189. They will ensure your call is returned as soon as possible. You can always call the police on 101 or Childline on 0800 1111

If you have concerns about safeguarding or want to know any more information about our safeguarding policy or practices, please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer, Gabby DeVreese.