Safeguarding & Governance
St George’s Parish takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. This is in line with the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy statement.
You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding
If you are concerned someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.
Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:
Safeguarding Officer for St George’s
Mrs Liz Hopkins
Vicar of St George’s
Rev’d Mike Smith
Further information about safeguarding arrangements in the Diocese of Gloucester is available at https://www.gloucester.anglican.org/about-us/safeguarding/ This page includes contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Team
IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 101