The parish of St Bartholomew has adopted the national Church of England / Diocesan Safeguarding Policy and the PCC and APCM receive regular reports on safeguarding from our Parish Safeguarding Adviser.

See our Safeguarding Policy attached

See our the Church of England Policy attached - Promoting a Safer Church

If you have any concerns, please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer – Carole Baird on 01900 85343 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Charles Proctor, on 07458 016884 [email protected]

If you believe a child to be at immediate risk you must contact Cumbria Children’s Services 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.

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