Safeguarding

St Matthew & St Wilfrid’s Church Sunderland is committed to providing a safe an nurturing environment for everyone especially children and vulnerable adults. Our policy documents are available to view below.

You can also find information about safeguarding on the Church of England’s website here, and the Diocese’s of Durham’s website here.

If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult has been harmed or is at risk of harm, do not hesitate to contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer or the the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser for advice and support.

Judith Thompson:  Parish Safeguarding Officer

Mobile:  07769 696435 Email: judethompson@ntlworld.com

Beth Miller: Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Mobile: 07968 034075 Emailbeth@bethmillerisw.co.uk | beth.miller@durham.anglican.org

If you wish to report an allegation of abuse from the past, or in the present, please do not hesitate to contact us. Your information will be treated appropriately and kept confidential.

If you are unable to speak to the Safeguarding Adviser and a child, young person or adult is at immediate risk of harm please call 999.

CHURCH OF ENGLAND – ‘PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH’ POLICY DOCUMENT

ST MATTHEW AND ST WILFRID’S SUNDERLAND – SAFEGUARDING POLICY