Promoting A Safer Church
The House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults
The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who particpates in the life of the Church.
Promoting a safer environment and culture
Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
Responding to those that may pose a present risk.
The Parochial Church Council of the Parish of St. Michael, Myland has adopted the Church of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England's website: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding or on the safeguarding pages of the Chelmsford Diocese: https://chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding
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 an appropriate Safeguarding Adviser.
IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER, PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 999.
Details of our Parish Safeguarding Representatives can be found on the noticeboard in church.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Sarah King who may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
Childline 0800 1111
Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
Samaritans: 116 123
Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141