About Safeguarding

The parish of West Alvington: All Saints 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 : Your Parish Safeguarding representative is - Keith Steer 01548 561509 or the Benefice Safeguarding Co-ordinator Brenda Gidley Telephone 07979725957 or The Rector - The Revd. Preb. Jackie Taylor Telephone 01548 856231 (until end of Sept 22) . 

Or call The Diocesan Safeguarding Team 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