“We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.
The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Lana Morris, who may be contacted at church or by email [email protected]"
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) Narinder Lyon Ripon Area T:0113 3530 256 or M:07872 005309
If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact your local social services team NORTH YORKSHIRE 01609 780780 or local police (call 101).
Childline: 0800 1111
NSPCC: 0808 500 8000
Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 200 0247
MACSAS (Ministers and clergy sexual abuse survivors): www.macsas.org.uk
Mencap Learning Disability Helpline: 0808 808 1111
VOICE UK (For people with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse): 0808 802 8686 StopItNow! (For anyone who may need help preventing abuse, even in themselves): 0808 100 0900 Women’s Aid (Seeking to end domestic violence against women and girls): www.womensaid.org.uk Samaritans: 08457 909090
A copy of our Parish Safeguarding Policy statement is below:
Safeguarding Policy Statement
Promoting a Safer Church,
House of Bishops, 2017
This Policy Statement on Safeguarding in the Church was adopted by The Parish of Catterick with Tunstall at a Parochial Church Council meeting held on 28th May 2019
Each person who works within this church will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church. This church appoints Lana Morris as the Parish Safeguarding Officer.
The application of this policy will be reviewed each year and a report provided by the Parish Safeguarding Officer to the PCC.
Signed on behalf of the PCC by:
Name Rev Lindsay Southern
Date renewed 28th May 2019 Signed Lindsay Southern Vicar on behalf of Catterick & Tunstall PCC