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Who's responsible for safeguarding?

The Vicar

Fr Tim Stevens

07979 854727

Safeguarding Officer

All Saints, Darton

Richard King

07578 583173

Safeguarding Officer

St John the Evangelist, Staincross

Susan Green

07931 101351

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Jenny Leccardi

0113 353 0259

All safeguarding is undertaken in association with the Diocese of Leeds safeguarding team.

You can view the Diocese of Leeds safeguarding website here.

The Diocese of Leeds Safeguarding website has links to the "Safeguarding Policy Statement, Promoting a Safer Church, House of Bishops, 2017" which has been adopted by the PCCs of both All Saints, Darton and St John the Evangelist, Staincross.​

In line with this policy, we are committed to

  • 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.

Other helpful contacts

  • 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

We take issues of safeguarding very seriously, and aim to maintain our churches as safe and respectful places of worship in the community, while responding immediately to any concerns that are raised.

For more information or advice, please scroll down and read this page.

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