The PCC of St John’s  Church takes the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously.

Our Safeguarding Policy is regularly updated.

We follow the guidance of the Diocese of Manchester on safeguarding and safe recruitment of volunteers

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Lesley Lees 01706 624606

Emergency Helplines

Child Line: 0800 1111

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Parent Line: 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123

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

In the case of an emergency

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Service.