“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 -

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


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: 

Acting Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:    Costa Nassaris       Tel: 01392 294969       Mobile: 07809 339501  Email Costa

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:  James May  Tel: 01392 345910   Mobile: 07889 542646    Email James

Acting Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:  Rebecca Lane  Tel: 01392 294975 Mobile: 07889 542640   Email Rebecca

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

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