Policy Statement: On Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
As the people of Mudeford Lane Methodist Church in the Christchurch and Wimborne Circuit, we are concerned with the wholeness and well-being of each individual. We strive to safeguard all members of the church community whatever their age. We acknowledge it is the responsibility of each one of us to prevent the physical, sexual or emotional abuse of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to ensure that opportunities for such abuse to occur are minimised.
All groups who use our premises will be required to confirm their agreement with this policy. The full policy is displayed on the church notice board, alternatively you can contact us and we will supply you with the policy.
Church Safeguarding Officer is Alison Oakden 01202 479472
Circuit Safeguarding Adviser is P Sunderland 01425 478510
District Safeguarding Officer is Jane Fisher 07840 186814
Dorset Children's Services 01202 868224
Dorset Social Care Out of Hours Services (MASH) 01202 228866
Local Police Public Protection Unit 101
Childline — 0800 1111
Samaritans — 08457 909 090