Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

RESPONDING to URGENT CONCERNS

Part of our Safeguarding Policy

10.1: If you are worried about a young person

If you suspect abuse, neglect, gangs, crime, self-harm etc.

If you believe a child is in immediate danger call 999

If you’re worried about a child or young person being abused or mistreated, call 0300 123 4043 anytime.

You can also call Childline on 0800 1111

Or contact the NSPCC Helpline on 0808 800 5000 or by emailing help@nspcc.org.uk.

For more information, see Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership

You may also speak in confidence to the Rector, Church Safeguarding Lead or church warden, who will act in the best interests of the child as per the statutory requirements.

For up to date information to explain what is abuse, neglect, maltreatment, go to Safeguarding Documents

10.2: If you are worried about any adults

If you suspect there might be violence, coercion, control, drugs, alcohol, mental health, trafficking, slavery, grooming etc.

0300 123 4042 – call this number anytime if you are worried about an adult or parent.

Call 999 if they are in immediate danger or a crime is being committed.

You may also speak in confidence to the Rector, Church Safeguarding Lead or church warden, who will act in the best interests of the child as per the statutory requirements.

For up to date information to explain what is abuse, neglect, maltreatment, go to Safeguarding Documents

10.3: If you are worried about an older person

If you are concerned about their health, safety, finances or home conditions etc.

0300 123 4042 – call this number anytime if you are worried about an adult or parent.

Call 999 if they are in immediate danger or a crime is being committed.

You may also speak in confidence to the Rector, Church Safeguarding Lead or church warden, who will act in the best interests of the child as per the statutory requirements.

For up to date information to explain what is abuse, neglect, maltreatment, go to Safeguarding Documents