Safeguarding in the Church

Should you have a concern about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult we have a “Safe Guarding Officer” within the church.

Margaret Parish

You may also view the Diocesan Website on safeguarding

If you have any questions about safeguarding please contact the Bishop’s Adviser for Safeguarding, Sue Brice on 07958 377079 or email or alternatively contact the Bishop’s Assistant Safeguarding Adviser, Sian Griffiths on 07342 999386 or email:  Please note Sian works on a part time basis.Any allegations or suspicions of abuse must be directed immediately to the Bishop’s Adviser for Safeguarding.

Local Authority Numbers for contacting the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub in relation to concerns for the safety of Children and Adults

  • Norfolk: 0344 800 8020
  • Suffolk: 0808 800 4005

NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000

Childline 0800 1111

Harbour Centre (Sexual Assualt Referral Centre) Norfolk 01603 276381

The Ferns (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) Suffolk 0300 123 5058

Refuge, Domestic abuse (women and men) 020 7395 7771

MACSAS (Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors) 0808 801 0340

NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood) 0808 801 0331