Safeguarding

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 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:

Benefice Safeguarding Officer
Janet Chester
01969 622138
janet_chester@tiscali.co.uk

Leyburn Churchwarden
Mr Bob Mathews
01969 623289
churchwarden@leyburn.church

Bellerby Churchwarden
Dr Chris Wheatley
01969 622524
chriswheatley@doctors.org.uk

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Narinder Lyon
07872 005 309 / 01133 530 256
narinder.lyon@leeds.anglican.org

North Yorkshire Social Services:
01609 780780

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

Read the
Church of England’s Policy Statement

Visit the Diocese of Leeds
Safeguarding page

Download a copy of the full
Safeguarding Policy Statement Booklet