The importance of safeguarding

The Importance of Safeguarding.

   

“The safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults lies at the very heart of all that we are and all that we seek to be in the church.” (Bishop Martyn 2018)

Click here to see a video message from Bishop Martyn: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MrSOUYB8cy20P3MO0jTz7Abbq3ywm6OU/view

If you have concerns about a child, young person or an adult who may have been harmed or be at risk of harm, please contact for advice and support:

 At parish level - Revd Canon Vivien Elphick on 01530 270354 or teamrector@stlaurencechurchmeasham.org.uk or our safeguarding coordinator Mrs Pat Thomas on safeguarding@stjohnschurchdonisthorpe.org.uk

  or  at the level of Leicester Diocese, the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers : Rachael Spiers 0116 2615341 or Peter Holloway 0116 2615241. The out of hours number (evenings and weekends) is: Thirtyone:eight tel 0303 003 1111 (Option 2). Say that you are calling from Leicester Diocese

If you have concerns about the immediate safety of someone please don’t delay in ringing the Police  on 999 or Children or Adult Services:

  • Leicester City Children and Adults Services (incl. out of hours for Children’s Services) – 0116 454 1004
  • Leicester City and Leicestershire Adult Services out of hours – 0116 255 1606
  • Leicestershire Children’s Service (incl. out of hours) – 0116 305 0005
  • Leicestershire Adult Services (daytime) – 0116 305 0004