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.

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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.

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Revd Keith Johnson

Vicar

01494 257569

keith​the​vicar​@gmail.​com

Tricia Devlin

Parish Safeguarding Officer

safeguarding​@hughenden​parish​church.​org.uk

Helplines


All freephone numbers

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

0808 800 5000

www.nspcc.​org.uk

Stop It Now

0808 1000 900

www.stopitnow.​org.uk

Samaritans

116 123

www.samaritans.​org

Action on Elder Abuse

0808 808 8141

www.elderabuse.​org.uk

Childline

0800 1111

www.childline.​org.uk

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

0808 801 0331

napac.org.uk

Family Lives

0808 800 2222

www.family​lives.​org.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 2000 247

www.national​domestic​violence​helpline.​org.uk

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 999

Our full safeguarding policy can be found here.