Pete Edwards       Safeguarding Officer for the Churches of Sherwood Forest

 

Promoting

A  Safer  Church

The care and protection of children, young people and adults 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 a Safeguarding Advisor or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

CONTACTS

 

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

 

 

Pete Edwards

Safeguarding Officer for the Churches of Sherwood Forest

Tel: 07754 567043

Email: safeguarding@churchesofsherwood.org

 

Diocesan Safeguarding Team

Tel: 01636 817200

Email: safeguarding@southwell.anglican.org

 

Local Authority Social Services

Mash, Tel: 0300 500 80 90

Email: mash.safeguarding@nottscc.gov.uk

House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people & adults

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

HELPLINES

  • NSPPC: 0808 800 5000
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • Stop it Now: 0808 100 900
  • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
  • Samaritans: 116 123
  • Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8088 8141

IF THERE IS AN IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 999