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In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy the Barmby Moor Group of Churches is committed to:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the church.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others. If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek guidance from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay by telephoning 101

More information on the Church of England’s approach to safeguarding can be found on the Diocese of York Website at

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns
Parish Safeguarding Representative – Andrea Bland  
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - Julie O’Hara Telephone 01904 699524
Other Useful Numbers
Local Authority Social Services Telephone 01482 395500
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Family Lives 0808 800 2222
Childline 0800 11 11
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247
Stop it now 0808 1000 900
Action on Elder Abuse 0808 808 8141
NAPAC 1 0808 801 0331
Samaritans 116 123