Safeguarding

Our parish is committed to the Safeguarding policies of the Catholic Church in England & Wales, to taking all reasonable steps to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from any form of abuse or maltreatment and to promoting a safe environment for them.

 

We will liaise closely and openly with statutory agencies to ensure that any concerns or allegations of abuse that are raised are promptly reported and properly responded to, victims supported and perpetrators held to account.

 

Other safe contact points include:

  • NSPCC – 0800 800 5000 or 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH or www.nspcc.org.uk NSPCC Textphone service for deaf people: 0800 056 0566
  • Child Line – Free phone 0800 11 11
  • age UK– 0800 678 1602

 

The parish is committed to following the Diocesan Child Protection Procedures. All who volunteer to work with children and young people in the parish must complete the relevant procedures.