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Safeguarding within Hexham Abbey
As members of this Parish we commit ourselves to care for one another safely, safeguarding is at the heart of everything that we do. We recognize that everyone has different levels of vulnerability, both seen and unseen, and that each of us may be regarded as at risk at some time in our lives.
We commit ourselves to:
If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of anyone who might be at risk in our parish please contact:
Fiona Finnon - Parish Safeguarding Officer and Domestic Abuse Champion - 07868 446 886
Carol Butler, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - 07825 167 016
Northumberland County Council Safeguarding Team - 01670 536 400
You can also find more information on Safeguarding on the Diocesan website here - www.newcastle.anglican.org/safeguarding/ and a downloadable leaflet is available here called ‘You will be listened to’ which gives information and help on how to report abuse within the church and how the church will respond.
Our policy is reviewed each year by the Parochial Church Council and re-affirmed at the Annual Meeting. You can download the policy here