About Safeguarding

About Safeguarding

"The parish of Dodbrooke: St Thomas of Canterbury 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 Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Your Parish Safeguarding representative is - Brenda Gidley Telephone 01548 852777.

The Rector - The Revd. Preb. Jackie Taylor Telephone 01548 856231.

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team can be reached on 01392 294969.


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