As part of the Church of England, the staff and PCC of the parish take safeguarding extremely seriously. We have a designated Safeguarding and DBS officer who ensures that all necessary DBS checks are completed and all of our staff have received safeguarding training.
IF YOU ARE CONCERNED that someone you know is being abused, is at risk or presents a risk others, please seek advise from a Safeguarding Adviser, or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.
Local Contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:
- Doreen Worden: Ribbleton Parish Safeguarding Officer, Tel:01772 700722
- Capt. David Thorp: Deanery Missioner; Tel:01772 759274; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sharon Hassall: Diocesan Safeguarding Officer; Tel:07711485170; Email:email@example.com IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 101
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000 Family Lives: 0800 800 2222
Childline: 0800 1111 National Domestic Violence: 0808 2000 247
Stop it now: 0808 1000 900 Action on Elder Abuse: 0800 8808 8141
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
Samaritans: 116 123