The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church. Everyone who participates in the life of the Church therefore has a role to play in Promoting a Safer Church for all.
Promoting a Safer Church: safeguarding policy statement for children, young people and adults. House of Bishops, 2017.
St James Church has adopted the House of Bishops' safeguarding policy statement. You can download the policy Here
For information on safeguarding procedures and practice, download the Parish Safeguarding Handbook Here
St James Church safeguarding contacts:
Safeguarding Officer: Carolyn Ritchie, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Churchwardens: Ian Roberts and Alison Vincent
Vicar: Chris Green, email email@example.com
For help with child and adult safeguarding issues:
Haringey Council (Child Protection), tel. 020 8489 4470
Haringey Council (Adults), tel. 020 8489 1400
Childline, tel. 0800 1111
Family Lives, tel. 0808 800 2222