At Christ Church we adhere to the House of Bishops safeguarding policy and practice guidelines. The safeguarding policy statement for children, young people and vulnerable adults can be found on the Ely Diocese web site: Promoting a Safer Church.
Should you have any concerns of a safeguarding nature, please contact:
Parish Safeguarding Officer Jenny Farnham
Deputy Parish Safeguarding Officer Valerie Octon
telephone 01733 236284
Christ Church Minister Revd. Sarah Gower
telephone 01733 394411
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser Rebecca Boswell
Mobile 07904 487912
If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.
We understand reporting abuse may be very difficult and distressing to you and it may add to your hurt by our not being able to immediately assist you.
Therefore, here are the contact details of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24-hour basis or through specialist helplines and services:
Peterborough Children's Services
01733 864180 Out of hours 01733 234724
Peterborough Adult Services
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.
08457 90 90 90 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline
080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)