Church Safeguarding Policy

ST ANDREW’S METHODIST CHURCH, WORCESTER

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

In accordance with this Church’s Safeguarding Policy, anyone with any concerns about the safety or well-being of a child, young person or vulnerable adult should contact one of the following:

 

Church Safeguarder:     

Jason Moseley       07894 661600

 

Church Minister:             

Helen Caine            01905 767025

 

Circuit Safeguarder:      

Stuart Watkins      07926572275

 

Methodist District

Safeguarding Officer:      

Sue Holder             07508 232773

 

                          Methodist Church – Safeguarding – Helplines

Childline 0800 1111   –   www.childline.org.uk          Childline 0800 111
If you are worried about anything, it could be something big or something small – don’t bottle it up. It can really help if you talk to someone. If there is something on your mind, ChildLine is here for you.

Parentline (formerly Parentline Plus) – 0808 800 2222  www.familylives.org.uk
We offer support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you’re not the first parent to face it. Sometimes, all you could need is a listening ear.          Parentlineplus 0808 800 2222 – wwwparentlineplus.org.uk

Elder Abuse0808 808 8141
www.elderabuse.org.uk
One key way in which we address elder abuse is through our unique confidential freephone helpline, which provides information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults – 0808 808 8141            Action 
www.elderabuse.org.uk                                                             On elder abuse
We work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults and by doing so we also protect other adults at risk of abuse.

Domestic Abuse – 0808 2000 247
www.refuge.co.uk
We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless.

Under 25’s Domestic Abuse – 0808 808 4994                          Refuge 
The Mix, formerly Get Connected.                                      For women and children.

www.getconnected.org.uk                                                 Against domestic violence.