Church of England Diocese of Leeds Oakenshaw

Safeguarding

Holy Trinity church recognises its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children, young persons and vulnerable adults accepting as a minimum the House of Bishop’s policy on Safeguarding 'Promoting a Safer Church' and any additional procedures of the Diocese of Leeds and recommended good practice, while being responsive to local parish requirements.

People having any concern about the safeguarding of a child/young person (anyone under 18) in our church or a vulnerable adult can contact our Benefice Safeguarding Officer (Angela Clark:  07450 435215 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer of the Bradford episcopal area (Jenny Price: 01133 530 259; 07800 740 001).

If there is immediate risk or danger, please contact the police on 999

Other useful contacts:

Bradford Safeguarding Adults Team: 01274 431 077

Bradford Safeguarding Children Team: 01274 437 500 during office hours; 01274 431 010 at all other times

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: 0808 2000 247

Action on Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141