Church of England Diocese of Leeds North Stainley

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Policy Statement

The Masham Group of Parishes

The care and protection of children young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church. ‘Promoting a Safer Church’, the House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy Statement for children, young people and adults, was adopted by the Parochial Church Councils of the Masham Group of Parishes on the following dates.

Healey - 13th March 2019

Masham - 7th April 2019

North Stainley - 26th March 2019

Well with Snape - 11th April 2019

West Tanfield - 20th March 2019

The application of this policy will be reviewed each year and a report provided by the Parish Safeguarding Officer to the respective Parochial Church Council.

​Canon David Cleeves 01765 689255 - [email protected]

Rev'd Siân Lawton 01765 530715 - 07583 874203 - [email protected]

Churchwardens

Healey

Anne Ramsay 01765 689278

Delia Richmond 01765 658765

Masham

Cath Boshier 01765 688957

Nigel Bromhead 01677 460386

Jim Hunter 01765 689828

Irene Saunders 01765 688306

North Stainley

Scilla Kealy 01765 635253

Christine Waugh 01765 603802

Well with Snape

John Knopp 01677 470204

West Tanfield

Christopher Bourne-Arton 01677 470385

David Bryant 01765 635206

Our Commitments

Promoting a safe environment and culture

Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults

Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation

Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons

Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

Appointed as additional Parish Safeguarding Officers

Healey - Delia Richmond 01765 689255

Masham - Rosalind Arnold 01765 689116

North Stainley - Scilla Kealy 01765 635253

Well with Snape - John Knopp 01677 470204

West Tanfield - David Bryant 01765 635206

Useful Contacts

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - Narinder Lyon 0113 3530 256 - 07872 005309 [email protected]

North Yorkshire Social Services 01609 780780

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action On Elder Abuse:080 8808 8141

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