The parish of St John's, Waberthwaite has adopted the Carlisle Diocesan Safeguarding Policy and the PCC and APCM receive regular reports on safeguarding from our Benefice Safeguarding Adviser.

You will find our Safeguarding Policy as an attached file below. If you have any concerns, please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer Janet Jennings on [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Joanna Van Lachterop, on 07458 016884 [email protected]

Joanna works full-time for the diocese. If she is unavailable and you believe a child may be at immediate risk, you must contact Cumbria Children's Services using the 24 hour number (0333 240 1727) or the police. Urgent concerns about vulnerable adults should be referred to your local District Adult Social Care office 0300 303 2704 or, out of normal office hours, the Emergency Duty Team 01228 526690, or the Police

For further information go to:

Parish_Safeguarding_Policy_19_LQyKtJH, DOCX