On this page you find details about safeguarding. Safeguarding is how we hope to protect vulnerable people of any age from harm. Please click on the links to find out how we protect people and who to contact if you have a concern that someone is coming to harm or is being abused.  

If you suspect that a person(s) is in immediate danger please ring 999 or 101

For more information or to raise a concern please follow the links below:

Our Safeguarding Officer is Susan Sweeting. click here for contact details.

Durham Diocese safeguarding policy and the contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer.  click here


Our Parish Safeguarding Statement

Sunderland Council Social Services

Adult 0191 520 5552.
Children 0191 520 5560

Other useful contacts: 

NSPCC - For adults concerned about a child 0808 800 5000
ChildLine - For children and young people on 0800 1111
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline - 0808 808 8141
24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247
NAPAC – Offer support and advice to adult survivors of childhood abuse 0808 801 0331
Stop It Now – Preventing child sexual abuse 0808 1000 900
Cruse – Bereavement helpline 0808 808 1677


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