Church of England Diocese of Hereford Cardeston

Safeguarding - Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor and useful contact numbers

Safeguarding

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 your Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police

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

 (Rector)        Parish in Vacancy                                                       Tel:     Email: 

 Kurt Finnigan ( Parish Safeguarding Representative)   Tel: 01743 860203    Email: [email protected]

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

Please see below for useful contact numbers:

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)                                              

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)                                       

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