Safeguarding

The Benefice of Fulbourn and The Wilbrahams

 

Call 999 if a child or adult is in immediate danger of significant or serious harm.

The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the 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 and survivors of abuse or other affected persons;
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons;
  • Responding to those who may pose a present risk

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of abuse, is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a safeguarding advisor, or, if necessary, report the matter to the local authority social care services or the police without delay. Suitable people to contact, advice lines and helpful websites are listed below.

Rector

Rev. Alice Goodman
Tel: 01223 880337 

Benefice Safeguarding Officer:

Mary Kendall 
Email: mk104@cam.ac.uk
Tel: 07814 669713

Local safeguarding contacts

Rebecca Boswell
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Tel: 07904 487912  (9am-5pm Monday to Friday)
Email: rebecca.boswell@elydiocese.org

Sharon Gage
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Officer
07507 741295  (9.30am-2.30pm Monday-Thursday)
Email: sharon.gage@elydiocese.org

Lisa Pearson
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Officer
07990 581267  (9am-5pm Monday-Thursday)
Email: lisa.pearson@elydiocese.org


Cambridgeshire  County Council

Children’s Social Care 0345 045 5203
Adult Soclal Care 0345 045 5202
Out of hours (children or adults) 01733 234724

SafeSpaces: a service for victims of church-related abuse (Further information)


Benefice safeguarding statement here

Other sources of safeguarding support here

The full text of the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policy statement ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ can be found here.

The full text of the House of Bishops’ ‘Parish Safeguarding Handbook’ can be found here.