St Mary’s Stretton is committed to Safeguarding and has adopted the National and Diocesan Safeguarding Policies. We take with the utmost seriousness the challenge of preventing abuse from happening and responding well where it has.’ (From ‘Promoting a Safer Church’, The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy Statement.)
Our Safeguarding Officer is Andrea Tabberer, who can be contacted on (01283) 568659.
Contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor are available at https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/safeguarding/
Call 999 if a child or adult is in immediate danger of significant or serious harm.
Please note: We have the following policy in place for any service or event.
‘In light of Child Protection and Safeguarding Guidelines of the Church of England, we respectfully ask that any photographs taken by the general public at this event are not posted on any social media website.’
In line with the robust approach to safeguarding by the Church nationally and our response to an independent safeguarding audit, new safeguarding policies are now available for both St Mary’s Stretton and Lichfield Diocese.