Safeguarding

St Paul’s Stockingford takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter, please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer (tel: 024 7639 4655) or our Vicar (tel: 024 7637 2089 email: revkatemassey@gmail.com)

Or you can contact Carol Clarke, Coventry Diocese Safeguarding Advisor or the Safeguarding Team for 24 hour cover (tel: 024 7652 1345 email: safeguarding@covcofe.org)

Additional Safeguarding Support

Depending on your particular concern, you may find the following organisations are able to help you:

Warwickshire Safeguarding Boardwww.safeguardingwarwickshire.co.uk

Childline: call 0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk

NSPCC: helpline for adults concerned about a child – call 0808 800 5000 www.nspcc.org.uk

Stop it Now! : the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused www.stopitnow.org.uk

NAPAC (National Association of People Abused in Childhood): NAPAC offers support to adult survivors of all type of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect. www.napac.org.uk

MACSAS: MACSAS (Minister & Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors) provide support for women and men who have been sexually abused as children or adults by ministers, clergy or others under the guise of the Church. www.MACSAS.org.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/

Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre: CRASAC is a telephone helpline and counselling service for victims and survivors of sexual violence. The helpline is  024 7627 7777 and is open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and Monday and Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. http://www.crasac.org.uk/

The Blue Sky Centre: The Blue Sky Centre is a Sexual Assault Referral centre based in Nuneaton for women, men and children. http://www.blueskycentre.org.uk/

Safeline: Safeline is a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery. http://www.safeline.org.uk/

Rape or Sexual Abuse Support (RoSA): RoSA is an independent charity offering Free confidential support for anyone who has experienced the trauma of rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence. They work throughout Warwickshire supporting women, men, young people and children from age 5. http://rosasupport.org/

Action on Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141  https://www.elderabuse.org.uk/

Voice UK: a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities and other vulnerable people who have experienced crime or abuse.  Their helpline is 0808 802 8686

Mencap: supporting people with learning disability 0808 808 1111 https://www.mencap.org.uk/