The parish of St Michael's Kirkham is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. 

We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and we have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, Caroline O'Brien - contact details here

 The Diocese of Blackburn's safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Team (DST) who advise our Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). 

If you are concerned a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DST. 

Diocesan Safeguarding Contact Information:


9am- 5pm 

Tel:01254 503088

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser; Catherine Smith Tel: 07711485170

Assistant Safeguarding Adviser:: Sophie Booth Tel :07468971759

Out Of Hours Safeguarding Contact: Thirty One Eight 

E-mail ;

Tel: 0303 0031111

Lancashire County Council 

Concerns for Children and Vulnerable Adults contact:

Tel: 0300 1236720 8.45 -5pm 

Out of Hours: 0300 1236722

In the event of any emergency / immediate risk, the Police can also be contacted on 999. 

To see our Parish's Safeguarding policies, and to see how to report any Safeguarding concerns, click here.