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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by post c/o The Parish Office, Church Cottage, Church Steps, Frome BA11 1PL
The PCC commends the resources and support available at
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
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.