Safeguarding Policy for the Parish of New Catton: St Luke with St Augustine

In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding our churches are committed to:

The Parish will: 

Each person who works within this church community will agree to abide by this policy and the guidelines established by this church.

The PCC appoints the following as Parish Safeguarding Officers:

St Luke’s: Fran Cooke (Children and Adults at Risk)

St Augustine’s: Dot Lenton (Children) and Howard Green (Adults at Risk and Vulnerable Adults)

What should I do if I have a safeguarding concern?

If you have a safeguarding concern about a child or vulnerable adult please contact the parish safeguarding officers:

St Luke’s:

Fran Cooke:

St Augustine’s:

Dot Lenton (children):  Tel: 01603 627944

Howard Green (vulnerable adults): Tel: 07879  883045

Useful Contact Numbers

Where a child or adult is at imminent risk call 999.

Local Authority Number for contacting the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub in relation to concerns for the safety of Children and Adults:  0344 800 8020

NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000

Childline 0800 1111

Harbour Centre (Sexual Assualt Referral Centre) Norfolk 01603 276381

Refuge, Domestic abuse (women and men) 020 7395 7771

MACSAS (Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors) 0808 801 0340

NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood) 0808 801 0331

Diocese of Norwich Safeguarding Advisers:

Sue Brice:                         07958 377079

Sian Griffiths:            07342 999386