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Promoting A Safer Church

Safeguarding is important to all our churches in the Worsley Parish. We aim to create safe environments, where children and young people are nurtured and protected; and where all people, and especially those who may be vulnerable for any reason, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey with encouragement and in safety.

The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

For more information on church safeguarding and further contacts please visit the Diocese of Manchester website and download our safeguarding poster.  

Our Commitments

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.

  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults.

  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.

  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons.

  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons.

  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

If You Are Concerned

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Advisor or if necessary report to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:







Sara Farmer

Lead Safeguarding Officer

Jane Ferguson

Safeguarding Officer


  • Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

  • Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141

  • NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

  • Childline: 0800 1111

  • Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

  • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

  • Samaritans: 116 123

If there is an immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 101.

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