Safeguarding: Who to contact in an emergency

If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don't delay: call Children and Adult's Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH out-of-hours emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408.

You can also contact your Benefice Safeguarding Officer, Lou Verrill safeguarding@stthomasmaryandrew.org.uk

Safeguarding: Who to contact with concerns

For all safeguarding concerns please immediately inform your Benefice Safeguarding Officer, Lou Verrill safeguarding@stthomasmaryandrew.org.uk or the vicar, Ben Phillips, on 01491 875651.

If you are unsure or worried about how serious a situation is, please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding team on 01865 208 295 or email safeguardingreferrals@oxford.anglican.org (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-4.30pm).

You can also contact the Head of Safeguarding, Louise Whitehead louise.whitehead@oxford.anglican.org or Erica Hegg (07341 866832), the Safeguarding Casework Officer for Oxford and Dorchester.

Our safeguarding policy is available: safeguarding.policy.benefice.jan2022.pdf