Email St Michael's Safeguarding Officer:
Caroline O'Brien  Email icon

Our Safeguarding Officer is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult.  All licensed ministers, church officers and team members have completed the required safeguarding training.

Christian communities should be places where all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from harm.  To help ensure this, St Michael's adheres to our Parish Policy and the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Diocese of Blackburn and the Church of England, all of which are included below.

 St Michael's Parish Safeguarding Policy

Diocese of Blackburn Safeguarding Policy

Church of England Safeguarding Policy
Church of England Parish Safeguarding Handbook

Safeguarding concerns in a church setting should be raised with the Safeguarding Officer. If the concern involves one of the safeguarding team, please also contact Sharon Hassall at the Diocesan Safeguarding Team direct. 

Sharon Hassall

Diocesan Safeguarding Office

Telephone: 01254 503070

Mobile: 07711 485170

Address: Diocese Offices, Clayton House, Walker Business Park, Blackburn, BB1 2Q

Links to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team:

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