The parish of St Laurence, Pittington is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officers:
For children, young people and vulnerable adults : Dave Arnott 01913721683 or email [email protected]
Safeguarding Policy cand be found here - http://www.saint-laurence.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/St-Laurence-Parish-Safeguarding-Policy-2020.pdf or in the file below.
The Diocese of Durham’s safeguarding pages can be found by following the link https://durhamdiocese.org/safeguarding-abuse-concerns/#1542294577442-272342b9-4c5d. It also contain vital links and information.
If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor.
Beth Miller (Durham Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA)
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.