Safeguarding - Promoting a Safer Church
The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the 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 our Safeguarding Officer Rachel Chalmers or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.
Local Contacts available to speak to are:
Parish Safeguarding Officer
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Local Authority Social Services Worcester
Children - 01905 822666
Adults - 01905 768053
House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults.
Promoting a safer environment and Culture
Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abse and other affected persons
Responding to those that may pose a present risk.
IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER
PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 101