Safeguarding: for the protection of children and vulnerable adults
Within the South Quantock Benefice, the parish churches of West Monkton, Kingston St Mary, Cheddon Fitzpaine and Broomfield take seriously their responsibility for the safeguarding and follow the safeguarding policies of the Church of England and the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
Click here for our Benefice Safeguarding Policy based on recommendations laid out in Promoting A Safer Church, the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy and the Church of England Safeguarding Handbook.
Who to contact
If you wish to report safeguarding concerns or abuse in connection with our churches please feel free to contact one of our Safeguarding Officers:
Mrs Lucy Hay: 01823 451204 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Samm Barge: 07976 415337 Samm.email@example.com
or in their absence Benefice Rector
Diocesan Safeguarding Team: Ben Goodhind: 01749 685135
Helen Humphreys: 01749 685103
Concerned about a child or vulnerable adult?
Local Authority Social Care Service: 0300 123 2224
out of hours: 0300 123 23 27 (children);
01823 368244 (Adults Mental Health).