Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford Hatfield Broadoak

Safeguarding

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak is committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims/perpetrators of domestic abuse and vulnerable adults. 

The PCC of St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak has adopted the House of Bishop's Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/PromotingSaferChurchWeb.pdf

The Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding may be found on the Church of England’s website https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Mrs E Halls, who may be contacted at church or via [email protected]

St Mary the Virgin, Hatfield Broad Oak is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For futher information about safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford contact: The Diocesan Safeguarding Team: 01245 294457 https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding; https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding/safeguarding-contacts

 If you believe that an adult or child is at immediate risk you must phone 999 and ask for the police. 

For further guidance: Essex Safeguarding Children Board: 0345 603 7627,  http://www.escb.co.uk/; Essex Safegaurding Adults Board: 0345 603 7630, http://www.essexsab.org.uk/.