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 safeguarding@st-james.org.uk
          Churchwardens: Ian Roberts and Alison Vincent
          Vicar: Chris Green, email chris.green@st.james.org.uk

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
          National Domestic Violence Helpline, tel. 0808 200 0247