The Parochial Church Council of Usworth, is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church.. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
The Diocese of Durham's safeguarding page https//durhamdiocese.org/safeguarding-abuse-concerns/ contains links and information including contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) who advises PSO's.
To discuss any Safeguarding concerns relating to this Parish, you can contact either the Parish Safeguarding Officer
If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the above. if you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or adult Services.