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Safeguarding

 

Christ Church is committed to Safeguarding and has adopted the National and Diocesan Policies. 

 

If you have a safeguarding concern regarding our parish, please inform the Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator Beverley Barnett 

on 07922696364 or via email parishsafeguarding.gandt@gmail com.

 

If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact the police on 999.

General Numbers

 

Police:

Non-emergency 101

Emergency 999

 

Healthcare:

Non-emergency 111

Emergency 999

 

Helplines

NSPCC for adults concerned about a child – 0808 800 5000

Childline for children and young people – 0800 1111

Action on Elder Abuse helpline – 0808 808 8141

24-hour National Domestic Violence helpline – 0808 2000 247

NAPAC offers support and advice to adult survivors of childhood abuse – 08088010331

Stop It Now helps prevent child sexual abuse – 0808 1000 900

Cruse bereavement helpline – 0808 808 1677

Family Lives provides support and advice on family issues – 0808 800 222

Samaritans for people struggling to cope and needing someone to talk to – 116 123

 

Local Services:

Staffordshire/Stoke Children's Services

Office hours: 0800 1313126

Out of hours: 0345 6042719

Emergency: 999

 

Staffordshire/Stoke Adult's Services:

Office hours: 0345 6042719

Out of hours: 0345 6042719

Emergency: 999

 

Diocese Safeguarding:

Office hours: 01543 306030

Out of hours: 0845 1204550

 

Sources of support for victims and families of abuse:

The Survivors Trust – www.thesurvivorstrust.org

Safeline – www.safeline.org.uk

SupportLine – www.supportline.org.uk/

Victim Support – www.victimsupport.org.uk/crime-info/types-crime/childhood-abuse

 

Useful Websites:

The Diocese of Lichfield - www.lichfield.anglican.org/safeguarding

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - www.nspcc.org.uk

Women's Aid - www.womensaid.org.uk

Restored - www.restored-uk.org

Stop it now - www.stopitnow.org.uk

Child Exploitation and Online Protection - www.ceop.police.uk

Hourglass (Elder abuse) - www.wearehourglass.org

Barnardo’s - www.barnardos.org.uk

National Association for Christian Recovery - www.spiritualabuse.com

Modern Slavery Government advice - www.gov.uk/government/collections/modern-slavery

Carers Trust - www.carers.org

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