As a responsible and caring community, we have due regard to guidance issued by the House Of Bishops’ on matter relating to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.

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Safeguarding Contacts

If you are worried that someone you know is at risk, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others please contact:

Barbara Ingham (Parish Safeguarding Officer) 07747 803575

Rev Paul Sanderson (Vicar) 07795 810016

Abbey Clephane-Wilson (Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser) 0161 828 1451

Bury Council 0161 253 5678 / 6606

The Diocese of Manchester partners with thirtyone:eight in relation to Disclosure (i.e. DBS) services and accessing their safeguarding Helpline when required. For DBS related queries, please contact them on 0303 003 1111 – option 1

In the event of the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser being unavailable due to being on holiday or other absence, you will be advised to contact thirtyone:eight for safeguarding advice on 0303 003 1111.

This also includes any emergency safeguarding queries outside of office hours on weekdays and weekends. An information Sharing Agreement between the two organisations will allow the Diocesan Safegurading Adviser to receive a copy of the advice thirtyone:eight may offer the parish church / caller”

If there is an immediate risk of harm or danger, please contact the police on 101

National Helplines:

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 Elderly Abuse – 0808 808 8141

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