The parish of Balkwell: St Peter is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Newcastle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."
If you have any concerns or wish to speak to someone about a safeguarding issue for children, adults or vulnerable adults please do not hesitate to contact thefollowing people:
Revd Lee Cleminson, Priest in Charge 0191 2571819.
Mr Keith Armstrong, Parish Safeguarding Officer, 07717422172
Mr Ernest Scott , Parish Safeguarding Officer & Church Warden, 07816102623
Ruth Rogan, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, 0191 2704100 or 07825 167016
Further information is available at:
The Church of England Safeguarding website www.churchofengland.org/more/s