SAFEGUARDING AT ST MARY’S

St Mary’s, East Barnet, is committed to developing best practice in the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We seek to:

  • Promote a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children, young people or vulnerable adults within the church
  • Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Care pastorally for the victims or survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Respond appropriately to those who may pose a present risk to others

The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults is a shared responsibility of everyone who takes part in the life of our church.

If you believe a child, young person or vulnerable adult is in immediate danger of harm or requires medical attention, contact the emergency services by calling 999 immediately.

If you believe a child, young person or vulnerable adult it at risk from abuse, or wish to make a disclosure of abuse, then please contact …


Chris Mears - Parish Safeguarding Officer

Chris Mears

Safeguarding officer

Tel : 020 8449 2285

Email: safeguarding@stmaryseastbarnet.org

Alec Corio

The Revd Dr Alec Corio

Rector

Tel : 020 8440 3231

Email: rector@stmaryseastbarnet.org

Jeremy Hirst - Diocesan Safeguarding Officer

Jeremy Hirst

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel : 01727 818107 / 07867 350886

Email: safeguarding@stalbans.anglican.org


OUR COMMITMENTS

  • Promote a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children, young people or vulnerable adults within the church
  • Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Care pastorally for the victims or survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Respond appropriately to those who may pose a present risk to others

RESOURCES

HELPLINES

  • 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: 0808 2000 247
  • Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141

OUR POLICIES