Safeguarding Information



The Parish Church of St Bartholomew and St. Luke Derby understands the importance of safeguarding in the life and mission of the church and community.

It is important to have sturdy safeguarding arrangements in place at all levels of the Diocese.  Children, young people and vulnerable adults are an important part of the church family, and keeping them safe is part of the mission and ministry of the Church here in the parish of St. Bartholomew and St Luke.

The current Diocesan Safeguarding policies and procedures can be viewed at www.derby.anglican.org/en/about-us/safeguarding-information-menu.html. The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Julian Hodgson, can be contacted on 07540 719447.

Leaders’ of the Church can be contacted on the following phone numbers.

 If you need help or advice please do not hesitate to contact one of the church leaders, or alternatively there is a list of helplines phone number below.

St Bartholomew and St Luke's Safeguarding Coordinator: Mrs B Rawson 0132270238

Parish Priest: 01332342806

Churchwarden: 0798046684

Reader: 07796 560814


Helpline Information

NSPCC for adults concerned about a child - 0808 800 5000

Childline for children and young people - 0800 1111

Action on Elder Abuse helpline - 0808 808 8141

24-hour National Domestic Violence helpline - 0808 2000 247

NAPAC offer support and advice to adult survivors of childhood abuse – 08088010331

Stop It Now preventing child sexual abuse - 0808 1000 900 •

Cruse bereavement helpline - 0808 808 1677 •

Family Lives support and advice on family issues - 0808 800 222 •

MACSAS for people who have been abused by church officers - 0808 801 0340

Samaritans for people struggling to cope and needing someone to talk to - 116 123

Local Authority Derby City Council

Telephone: 01332 642855 Office House

Telephone: 01332 786968 (outside office hours)

You can always contact the police on 101 or urgently on 999