The Parochial Church Council of St Thomas, Eighton Banks 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 by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St Thomas, Eighton Banks please contact either

- a member of the PCC

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:

St Thomas Church has adopted the Diocesan Safe Recruitment Policy for all employees and volunteers who are in positions that can place them in situations where they are dealing with children or vulnerable adults.

200726_Parish_Safeguarding_Policy, PDF