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.

Useful Numbers

  • NSPCC: 0800 80 20 20
  • 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

Local contacts

Parish Safeguarding Officer: The Revd Dominic Mughal Tel: 0113 4140839


​Other information is available in church

For further information please visit the Diocesan Website  (note: clicking on this link takes you to the relevant part of the Diocesan website)

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team may be contacted on
​0113 353 0257

 If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the Police on 101