Safeguarding

Safeguarding
Promoting A Safer Church

Safeguarding At St Chad’s

St Chad’s Church have adopted the House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people & adults.

Our Commitments:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons.
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

If you are concerned

that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Name: Ian Renard 

Role: Parish Safeguarding Office

Tel: 07971 026294

Email: ianrenard@hotmail.com

Name: Jo Casey 

Role: Safeguarding Administrator

Tel: 07958 180640

Email: stchads.safeguarding@hotmail.com

Name: Jenny Leccardi 

Role: Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel: 0113 353 0257

Email: safeguarding@leeds.anglican.org

Local Authority Social Services: 0113 2224403

IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 999

Helplines

The church of England

www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding

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Just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body.

1 Corinthians 12.12,13a

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