Church of England Diocese of Hereford Ditton Priors with Wheathill and Loughton

Safeguarding

The parish of Ditton Priors with Wheathill & Loughton is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. 

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others,  please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.  

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services. 

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Mandy McPhee 07875757396 or [email protected]

Please see below for useful contact numbers:

Herefordshire Council Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub

Children – 01432 260800 Adult – 01432 260715 (week day office hours)

Emergency Duty Team – 0330 123 9309 (after 5 pm, weekends and Public Holiday)

Shropshire County Council

Child or Adult Concern – 0345 678 9021 (week day office hours)

Emergency Duty Team – 0345 678 9040 (after 5 pm, weekends and Public Holiday)

Telford and Wrekin County Council – Family Connect

Child or Adult Concern – 01952 385385 (week day office hours)

Emergency Duty Team – 01952 676500 (after 5pm, weekends and Public Holidays)

Powys County Council

Child or Adult Concern – 01597 827666 (day time)

Emergency Duty Team – 0845 054 4847 (after 5 pm, weekends and Public Holiday)

Worcestershire County Council

Children – 01905 822666 Adult – 1905 768053 (weekday office hours)

Emergency Duty Team – 01905 768020 (after 5 pm, weekends and Public Holiday)

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Child line (help line for children): 0800 11 11

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141