Jesus had strong words for those who misused and mistreated children. The PCC of All Saints' affirms the principles of the House of Bishops’ Policy for Safeguarding (contained in Promoting a Safer Church) and is committed to the nurturing, protection and safekeeping of children, young people and all vulnerable people in its care.
You can download and view our safeguarding policy below.
If you have a safeguarding concern, then please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Ann Scrine. She may be contacted at: 470 Bradgate Road, Newtown Linford LE6 0HA. Tel: 07925 919618 or email. Or contact the Rector on 0116 287 1604. If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are available here.
The NSPCC has created a new webpage with information and advice for parents or carers who are worried a child or young person may be struggling with their mental health or has anxiety about coronavirus. The webpage includes information on: talking about feelings and worries; keeping in touch and balancing screen time; ways to create structure and routine; and helping to give children a sense of control. Read the information and advice: Talking to a child worried about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Domestic Abuse: We know that for those experiencing domestic abuse, self isolating at home presents additional dangers. Women’s Aid have provided some specific safety advice.
But if you have concerns about the immediate safety of someone please don’t delay in ringing the Police on 999 or Children or Adult Services:
Leicestershire Children’s Service (incl. out of hours) – 0116 305 0005
Leicestershire Adult Services (daytime) – 0116 305 0004
Our Children’s Advocate whom children, youth workers and volunteers may talk to if they wish about any concerns is Judy Rowe. She may be contacted at: 58a Main Street, Newtown Linford LE6 0AD. Tel: 01530 243989 or Email.