The Parochial Church Council of St Hilda and St Columba 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 specific safeguarding concerns relating to St Columba's church or parish please contact the parish priest, the Revd Tony Roache, on 07740 102733 or [email protected]
The Parish Safeguarding Officers are Mrs Sue Degnan, who can be contacted on 01325 352793 and Mrs Helen Cowen and she can be contacted on 01325 257950
Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller - she can be contacted via:
Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY
Mobile: 07968 034075