We take Safeguarding very seriously at St Mary Magdalene with St Lawrence. All our church leaders and home visitors are DBS checked and attend safeguarding courses. If you have any concerns please contact our Safeguarding Officer Maureen Gregory by email at [email protected] or 01795 538495
Maureen Gregory is also the Church Warden.
Parish Safeguarding Policy Statement
The Parochial Church Council has adopted the Safeguarding Policies of The Church of England.
Safeguarding policies and procedures of the Church of England can be found at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promotingsafer-church/policy-practice-guidance
Details of the Diocese of Canterbury Child and Adult Protection Guidelines can be found at www.canterburydiocese.or/safeguarding
The Diocesan Safeguarding Office contact number is 01227 459401 or email [email protected]
Other organisations you may find helpful:
NSPCC 0808 800 50000
Childline 0800 1111
The Samaritans 116 123
Family Lives (formerly Parentline plus) 0808 800 2222