Protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of us all, whether they are in the communities in which we live or part of our Christian family.

If you have a concern about a child, young person or adult who may be at risk of harm please speak to one of the parish safeguarding coordinators or the priest within the parish.

Contact details for St Peter's Church are

Parish Safeguarding  Coordinator: Mrs Linda Smith - telephone 07564 841816.                                                            Parish Priest:  

If you have concerns about a member of the clergy or an employee of the Diocese please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser,(01332 388678) or one of the Archdeacons.

Alternatively, fill in the form on this page:

For details of the Safeguarding Policies for the Church of England please click on the link at the foot of the page.

A formal statement of adoption of the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church; safeguarding policy statement at St Peter's Church in Chellaston.

On 11th October 2017 the PCC of St Peter's Church voted unanimously to formally adopt the safeguarding policies of the Church of England. This was recorded in the official minutes and signed by Revd BJ Facey as Chair.    Signed Revd BJ Facey.

Other help in Derbyshire:

The list below is not exhaustive but you may find the help you need here.

In case of an emergency, always dial 999. 

Derbyshire Police: 0345 123 3333

Derbyshire County Council: 08456 058 058

Derby City Council: 01332 293111

Find a pharmacy -

NHS Direct - for non-emergency advice - 0845 4647

Royal Derby Hospital - 01332 340131 - Main switchboard

Chesterfield Royal Hospital - 01246 277271

Buxton Hospital - 01298 214000


Samaritans - Derby - 01332 364444

Samaritans - Chesterfield - 01246 270000

Samaritans - Buxton and High Peak - 01298 214469 & 01298 214261

Samaritans - national telephone - 116 123 (this number is free to call)


National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247

Social Services

Derby City - Out of Hours Support - 01332 786968

Derbyshire 24-hour helpline - 08456 058 058

Voluntary organisations

Childline - 0800 1111

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline - 0808 800 5000


Electricity: National Emergency Number: 105

Gas (emergency) 0800 111 999

Severn Trent Water (emergency) 0800 783 4444

National Floodline 0845 988 1188