The contacts and processes to report a safeguarding concern or incident.
If an immediate risk of harm: Phone 999
If not an immediate risk of harm: Phone 101
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
For reporting concerns and allegations relating to those working with children.
Surrey County Council LADO - 0300 200 1006
Hampshire County Council LADO – 01962 876364
Ian Berry, the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, is available for immediate advice relating to
- Any church member informing a vicar or rector that they/someone else has a history of offending
- Any invitations to attend Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) meetings or place a released offender in church
- Concerns about the behaviour or conduct of someone in a church
'Who is your Safeguarding Officer?' Poster
Poster templates in Microsoft Word to display useful contacts and your Safeguarding Officer's details in church (county specific).
Who is the Safeguarding Officer Notice for Parishes in Hampshire (docx)
Who is the Safeguarding Officer Notice for Parishes in Surrey (docx)
Who is the Safeguarding Officer Notice for Parishes in West Sussex
Safeguarding Serious Incident Reports to the Charity Commission
Safeguarding Responsibilities of the PCC and Incumbent
View a document that outlines the safeguarding responsibilities of the PCC and Incumbent (PDF).