The Parochial Church Council of St Mary's Staindrop 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 here.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St Mary's Staidrop please contact either  the Parish Safeguarding Officer, Sarah Fells, [email protected] or the Parish Priest Eileen Harrop,  [email protected]

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: