Christ Church & St Paul's Together in Paignton

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Safeguarding

STATEMENT OF INTENTION

As the people of the Benefice Christ Church and St Paul’s, within the Diocese of Exeter, we are concerned with the wholeness of each individual within God's purpose for everyone.

We seek to safeguard all members of the church community, of all ages. 

It is the responsibility of each one of us to prevent the neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

 

 

If you have any concerns please contact

The Vicar: Revd John Pout 07739 500 913 

Christ Church Safeguarding Representative: Robert Vincent 01803 459288

St Paul’s Safeguarding Representative: David Harwood 01803 558206

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Charles Pitman 01392 345909

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Phill Parker 01392 294969

You may wish to consult the Exeter Diocesan website http://exeter.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/

Other key contacts: Childline 0800 1111 

Silver Line (older people) 0800 4 70 80 90

IMMEDIATE RISK OF HARM? If you believe somebody is at immediate risk of harm or that a crime has been committed, dial 999 If you have serious concerns about an individual’s well-being, you should contact the relevant agencies: 

Concerns about children Torbay Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH): 01803 208100 

Please notify your Parish Safeguarding Representative and/or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team after contacting any of these agencies. 

Concerns about adults Torbay Safeguarding Adults Team: 01803 219700 

Domestic Abuse Torbay Domestic Abuse Service: 01803 698869 

Rape Crisis National: 0808 802 9999 Devon & Torbay: 01392 204174 

Children who want to speak to someone about any concerns they have can call Childline: 0800 11