We take our duty and obligation to safeguard and protect all people extremely seriously, and we have adopted the national Church of England’s robust safeguarding procedures and guidelines. If you or anyone you are in contact with would like to talk with someone independently, please call the Safe Spaces helpline on 0300 303 1056 or email safespaces@victimsupport.org.uk.

Alternatively, you may contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer:

    Janet Malbon, 01270 611584 or janjon@hotmail.co.uk or

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser in the Diocese of Chester,

    Pauline Butterworth, via pauline.butterfield@chester.anglican.org or phone: 01928 718834 x 221 or 07703 800031

You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at :

St. Mary’s, Acton, Church has adopted and implements the House of Bishops’ Safeguarding Policies:

Other Services:
 

Service Contact
NHS Cheshire www.cheshireccg.nhs.uk/about/safeguarding/
Cheshire East Children’s Services Office hours 0300 123 5012 Out of hours 0300 123 5022
Cheshire East Adult’s Services Office hours 0300 123 5010 Out of hours 0300123 5022
Childline 24 hour helpline 0800 1111
Family Lives Mon – Fri 9am – 9pm 0808 800 2222 Sat – Sun 10am – 3pm 0808 800 2222
NSPCC 24 hour helpline 0808 800 5000 free phone
National Domestic Violence Helpline 24 hour helpline 0808 200 0247 free phone
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm 0808 808 8141 free phone
Samaritans 24 hour helpline 0845 790 9090
Farming Community Network https://fcn.org.uk/
03000 111999
help@fcn.org.uk