Church of England Diocese of Leeds St. Philip the Apostle , Birchencliffe


Safeguarding Policy Statement Promoting a Safer Church, House of Bishops, 2017

This Policy Statement on Safeguarding in the Church was adopted by St Philip the Apostle, Birchencliffe at a Parochial Church Council meeting on 8th March 2021.

Each person who works within this church will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church. The church appoints Rachel Clegg as Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO).

The policy will be renewed annually. 

Contact details are as follows

PSO Rachel Clegg 

Telephone 07878 357082

E-mail [email protected]   

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer - Jenny Leccardi, Narinder Lyon, Carla Darbyshire

Telephone 0113 353 0257

E-mail [email protected] 

Local Authority Social Services

Kirklees - Children   01484 456848            Adult 01484 221000

Calderdale - Children 01422 393336         Adult 01422 363561