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At Wadsley Church we take the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously.






Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Emily Kittle - you can contact her on 07933 927443 or 

If you feel that someone is in immediate danger please contact the police on 999 and inform us afterwards.

You can see our safeguarding policy and statement on domestic abuse by clicking the links to download them.  

Wadsley Church has adopted the House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policy ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ and follows its policy and practice guidance

Safe Spaces

Safe Spaces: The national Church of England has launched Safe Spaces, an independent service supporting survivors of church-related abuse. This service offers support to survivors of church-related abuse whether or not a report has been made. The independent service is run by the charity Victim Support. It is free to access via telephone (0300 303 1056, email or webchat. Further information is available here.

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisors

If you would prefer to speak with someone at a diocesan level you can use one of the contacts below:

Siân Checkley, Safeguarding Adviser –  (Monday – Thursday)

07741 013775,

Elina Penttila, Assistant Safeguarding Adviser – (Monday – Friday)

07871 796682, 

Rachel Tankard, Assistant Safeguarding Adviser – (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

07874 859062, 

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