On this page of our website we bring together all of our policies and links in respect of the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.

As a Benefice we have adopted the House of Bishops' "Safeguarding Policy" and the House of Bishops' "Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy".

Our Parishes are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults to worship and grow in Christ safely. Click here to read our Safeguarding Policy for Beltingham with Henshaw. or our Safeguarding Policy for Haydon Bridge. If you wish to contact one of our Safeguarding Panel their details are on the 'Safeguarding' page or on this poster.

Our current Safeguarding Panel comprises:

  • Sue Cantwell, Safeguarding Panel team memberSue Cantwell - Benefice Safeguarding Officer and DBS Administrator 01434 688395 & 07964101689 - Sue is the first point of contact in all matters regarding Safeguarding;
  • Julie CooperJulia Cooper 

    Benefice Safeguarding Officer 01434 344484

  • Benjamin - The Rev’d Dr Benjamin Carter 01434 688 196
  • Ruth RoganRuth Rogan - Diocesan Safeguarding advisor 07825 167 016

Help and information on how to report abuse within the Church - You will be listened to.