Christian communities should be places where all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from abuse.
Our parish is committed to encouraging an environment where all people, and especially children and those who may be vulnerable, for any reason, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey with encouragement and in safety.
St Paul’s PCC have adopted the Church of England’s national safeguarding policy on 16th May 2023
Please use these links below
A full copy of National Safeguarding Guidance can be found here.
Who to Contact
If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child or adult with vulnerability. Please contact:
Jo-Ann Watson (Parish Safeguarding Office): firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev Dave Ho Young (Team Vicar) email@example.com | 0113 2654926
Leeds Diocesan Safeguarding Officers
If you would like to speak to someone from the Diocesan safeguarding team you can email or phone:
firstname.lastname@example.org | 0113 353 0257
Local Authority Social Services If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact your local social services team or local police (call 101).
Leeds Adult Services: 0113 2224401
Leeds Child Services: 0113 3760336
For more info on Safeguarding visit the Diocese of Leeds Safeguarding webpages: www.leeds.anglican.org/safe