Heckington and Helpringham Group of Parishes

Built in the 14th Century, still alive in the 21st

  • The Rectory, 10 Cameron Street, Heckington
  • Sleaford
  • Lincolnshire
  • NG34 9RW

01529 460904
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Safeguarding

Promoting a safer church

Confident disciples in the joyful service of their church and community actively promote the welfare of all who are vulnerable.  We can work together to prevent harm from occurring.  This is Safeguarding.

Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of this church.

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 - 

 - that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advise 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:

Name:      Rev C Harrington

Role:        Rector

Tel:         01529 460904

email:    c.r.harrington@btinternet.com


Name: 

Role:       Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel:         01522 504080/81

email:     safeguarding@lincoln.anglican.org

IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OF DANGER PLEASE CONTACT THE POLICE ON 999


HELPLINES

NSPCC  0808 800 5000                        Family Lives   0808 800 2222

Childline  0808 1111                            National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

Stop it Now   0808 1000 900                Action on Elder Abuse 0808 808 8141

NAPAC  0808  801 0331                      Samaritans  116 123