Christ Church takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the National Church of England’s House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy “Promoting a Safer Church”.

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter you can contact our Safeguarding Officer –  or by phoning 07828 082515

Christ Church Safeguarding Statement 2023

This Poster giving other local contact details is also displayed in our church buildings

Parish Safeguarding Handbook August 2019

You can also find useful contact information at

You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at



  • NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • Stop it Now: 0808 1000 900
  • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
  • Samaritans: 116 123
  • Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141


Support for victims and survivors

Reporting abuse can be very difficult, if you have either been abused or are being abused now, there is help and support available via the Diocesan website by following this link.