Church of England Diocese of Exeter Axminster

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults


"The parish of Axminster: St Mary is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Exeter’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

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:

• The name of our Parish Safeguarding Representative; Maureen D’Albertanson (01297 631025) [email protected] is Safeguarding Rep. for Axe Valley Mission Community.

• The contact details for your Parish Safeguarding Representative;Maureen D’Albertanson (01297 631025) [email protected]

• The link to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details -https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/safeguarding-team/

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