Safeguarding Information

The care and 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. Click the link below to view the full statement details:

Promoting a Safer Church


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

Pauline Harding (St. John's Safeguarding Officer): 07506 541689 or


Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Team: 0113 3530 259 or 07872 005189

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 101



NSPCC: 0808 8005000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

NAPAC: 08088 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

Leeds Domestic Violence Service: 0113 246 0401

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action On Elder Abuse: 0 808 808 8141

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