Church of England Diocese of Hereford Leominster

Safeguarding

We take seriously the safety of all the people we come into contact with. We are committed to:

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 the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, or if necessary, report the matter to your Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police.

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Mandy McPhee

07875 757396 | [email protected]

Herefordshire Council Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub

Children: 01432 260800

Adult: 01432 260715

Emergency Duty Team: 0330 123 9309 (after 5 pm, weekends and Public Holidays)

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline (help line for children): 0800 11 11

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141