Church of England Diocese of Exeter Pilton with Ashford

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Pilton with Ashford PCC adopted the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy and Practice for Adults and Children on the 17 June 2019 - https://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/resources/

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 - John Hartfield: 01271 327437 or 07769 256560 or [email protected]

If you cannot reach your Parish Safeguarding Representative, please contact your parish clergy (see 'About Us' page) or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team:

Charlie Pitman, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: 01392 345909 or [email protected]

Phill Parker, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: 01392 294969 or [email protected]

For general enquiries: [email protected]

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

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 are feeling desperate, call Samaritans on 116 123

If you have serious concerns about an individual's wellbeing, you should contact the relevant agencies below - please notify your Parish Safeguarding Representative and/or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team after contacting any of these 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 Domestic Abuse Services 0345 155 1074

Rape Crisis

Devon & Torbay 01392 204174

National 0808 802 9999

FURTHER SUPPORT HELPLINES

Children

Devon Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (Devon MASH) 0345 155 1071

Childline 0800 11 11

NSPCC 0808 800 5000

Stop It Now (child sexual abuse) 0808 1000 900

Adults

Devon - Care Direct 0345 155 1007

Action on Elder Abuse 0808 8088 141

Domestic Abuse

Devon Domestic Abuse Services 0345 155 1074

National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

Rape Crisis

Devon & Torbay 01392 204174

National 0808 802 9999

Victim Support

Victim Care Unit 01392 475900

www.victimcaredevonandcornwall.org.uk

Those who do not wish to report a crime can phone 0300 3030 554

Family Support

Family Lives 0808 800 2222

Survivors

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) 0808 8010 331