For children and young people: Mandi Vercoe
For vulnerable adults: Nigel Baldwin
(details to follow, please contact Mandi or the Vicar in the meantime)
You can read our Safeguarding Policy here - https://stmatthewsburnley.com/safeguarding.
The Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages (https://www.blackburn.anglican.org/safeguarding) also contain vital links and information.
If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.
Sharon Hassall (Blackburn Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA))
If you would like further guidance on the process, you can find this here: https://www.blackburn.anglican.org/reporting-a-safeguarding-concern