The parish of St Barnabas is committed to safeguarding children, young people, vulnerable adults and both victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse The parish has adopted the Diocese of Chester safeguarding policy which can be found here https://www.chester.anglican.org/social-responsibility/safeguarding/
The Diocesan Vulnerability and Safeguarding Officer is Pauline Butterfield, a highly qualified and experienced Social Worker. Pauline has held a number of roles at national and diocesan level in Church safeguarding since 2002 and joined us in 2014.
Within our diocese Pauline is the person to contact if you have any concerns or issues to discuss, or if you wish to come forward with any safeguarding information.
If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, or you require out of hours advice, then you should contact your local social services team or local police (call 101). You should then inform Pauline.
T: 01928 718834 x 221 or 07703 800031
Our Parish Safeguarding officer is Marj Cooper and can be contacted on 0151 339 3673.
Alternatively, you can speak to the Vicar on 0151 339 9916.