Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

If you have a concern about the safety of someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:

Parish Safeguarding Representative

Sue Bennett on 01823 681547

If you cannot reach your Parish Safeguarding Representative, please contact any of our parish clergy or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team:

The link to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details is as follows:

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11.


If you believe somebody is at immediate risk of harm or that a crime has been committed, dial 999


If you have serious concerns about an individual’s well-being, you should contact the relevant agencies:

Concerns about children: Devon Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) | 0345 155 1071

Concerns about adults: Devon - Care Direct | 0345 155 1007

Domestic Abuse: Devon helpline for professionals and individuals | 0345 155 1074

Rape Crisis: National | 0808 802 9999; Devon & Torbay | 01392 204174

Please notify your Parish Safeguarding Representative and/or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team after contacting any of these agencies.