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Safeguarding Information

Promoting a safer church

The care protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church. Everyone who participates in the life of the Church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all.

At St. John's we adopt the House of Bishops' safeguarding policy for Promoting a Safer Church which sets out the safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults’ policy of the Church of England. The policy offers six commitments:

If you have concerns

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of abuse, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from one of the following:

Other sources of help and support

There are several other organisations that can offer help and support: