We are committed to your safety and wellbeing. If you have any concerns or wish to speak to someone about a safeguarding issue for children, adults or vulnerable adults please contact:
Sue McCormack, Team Rector 0191 2627518
Laura Holmes, Parish Safeguarding Officer, 07709281870
John Moat, Churchwarden 07864076923
Bill Hannant, Churchwarden 07703261190
Ruth Rogan, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, 0191 2704100 or 07825 167016
Further information is available at:
On the Church of England Safeguarding website www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding
Contact details of organisations outside the church who can help:
§ NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
§ Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
§ National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
§ Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
§ Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).