Safeguarding

We take the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Any concerns on these matters should be raised in the first instance with the Safeguarding Officer Janet Lowe , Tel: 01963 34965.

Alternatively you can contact our Rector The Reverend Alison Way on 01963 33151

Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on  01749 685135 and find more information on  their website: https://www.bathandwells.org.uk/diocese/safeguarding/  Also the The Diocesan Safeguarding Manager, Ben Goodhind  safe.guarding@nullbathwells.anglican.org , Tel 01749 685135. Mob 07834 514842,  is also available for help and advice.

Other useful numbers are as follows:-

  • Somerset County Council Social Services, 0300 123 2224.
  • Childline, 0800 1111
  • NSPCC, 0808 800 5000 (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
  • Stop It Now, 0808 1000 900
  • NAPAC, 0808 801 0331 (National Association for People Abused in Childhood)
  • Samaritans, 116 123
  • Family Lives, 0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence, 0808 2000 247
  • Action on Elder Abuse, 080 8808 8141

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 999.

A link to our Safeguarding policy can be found here:

ST Peter and ST Paul Wincanton Safeguarding Policy 2021

A link to the Church of England approach to safeguarding can be found here:

https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-11/cofe-policy-statement.pdf