The Parochial Church Council of St. Michael & All Angels Esh and Hamsteels is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. A full text can be found at the bottom of the page. 

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating  to St. Michael & All Angels Esh and Hamsteels please contact either

The Parish Safeguarding Officer Jeanette Reay on Mobile 07972566253

or the Parish Priest the Rev. Michael Peers: e:mail - [email protected] or Mobile: 07487 306251

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller - she can be contacted as follows:

Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Mobile: 07968 034075

For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding pages:

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