Safeguarding is important to us. To ensure that we keep everyone safe, we have a Parish Safeguarding Officer, who does what is needed to keep children and vulnerable people safe. For All Saints he is:

Jim Butterworth: Telephone: 01768 898031

email: [email protected]

We belong to the Diocese of Carlisle, and they also have a safeguarding adviser:

Joanna Van Lachterop

T: 07458 016884
E: [email protected]

Joanna Van Lachterop works full-time for the diocese. If she is unavailable:

If you believe a child may be at immediate risk, you must contact Westmoreland and Furness Safeguarding Hub using the 24 hour number 0300 373 2724 or the police on 999

If the safeguarding issue involves and adult then Westmoreland and Furness Council Adult Social Care's contact no. is: 0300 373 3301 or out of hours 01228 526690

More information on other help agencies and their phone numbers is available by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button below. Also you can download a copy of the Church of England keynote safeguarding policy approved by its House of Bishops.

If you wish to learn more about safeguarding CLICK HERE to find more information on Church of England guidelines for best safeguarding practice. Also you can download a copy of the Church of England keynote 'Promoting a Safer Church' policy approved by its House of Bishops.

All_Saints_safeguarding_info_Nov_2023_pdf, PDF


Promoting_a_safer_church_Safeguarding_policy_House_of_Bis_pcO74BT, PDF