Promoting a safer church


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

Our commitments
• 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 abuse and other affected persons
• Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

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.



• NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
• Childline: 0800 1111
• Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900
• NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
• Samaritans: 116 123

• Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
• National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
• Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141


If you would like to speak to someone from this parish about a safeguarding issue at the moment please contact our Vicar Beth Glover, or contact our appointed Parish Safeguarding Officer (details below)


The Parish of Eastham (St. Mary, St. Peter & Church Centre) takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.  We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines.  You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at

Emma Davis

Tel: 07835504676

(Eastham Parish Safeguarding Officer)


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