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.