“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 Parish Safeguarding Representative for St. George's is Charles Hellier;
· The contact details for your Parish Safeguarding Representative [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.”
WORRIED ABOUT A CHILD OR VULNERABLE ADULT?
Please speak to your Parish Safeguarding Representative if you have any concerns for the well-being of a child or adult, or about the behaviour of someone towards a child or adult.
If you cannot reach your Parish Safeguarding Representative, please contact your parish clergy or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team: Charlie Pitman, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - 01392 345909 - [email protected] Phill Parker, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - 01392 294969 - [email protected] For general enquiries - [email protected]
IMMEDIATE RISK OF HARM? 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
Please notify your Parish Safeguarding Representative and/or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team after contacting any of these agencies.
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
Children who want to speak to someone about any concerns they have can call Childline: 0800 11 11