Safeguarding

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) has adopted and works to implement the House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy ‘Promoting a Safer Church’.

 

The PCC has appointed a Parish Safeguarding Officer who can be contacted via email to administrator@sjfrome.co.uk or by post c/o The Parish Office, Church Cottage, Church Steps, Frome BA11 1PL

The PCC commends the resources and support available at

www.nspcc.org.uk

www.elderabuse.org.uk

www.stopitnow.org.uk​​

Diocesan Resources and Guidance in relation to Safeguarding can be found at https://www.bathandwells.org.uk/diocese/safeguarding/

Church of England Resources and Guidance can be found at https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding

Helplines:

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.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

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