Parish Safeguarding Information

At St Mary's we are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our policy documents are available to view below.

Church of England Policies

The following documents contain guidance issued by the central Church of England Safeguarding Team.

Promoting a Safer Church - Policy Statement for Children, Young People & Adults

Responding well to Domestic Abuse - Policy and Practice Guidance

St Mary's Cockerton Policies

The following documents contain the details of our those currently appointed by our church to represent the concerns and views of vulnerable people at our meetings and to outside bodies.

St Mary's Safeguarding Children Policy

St Marys' Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy

St Mary's Domestic Abuse Policy

External Links

The national Church of England Safeguarding site which has a large amount of useful information can be found here.

The Diocese of Durham also maintains a Safeguarding site which includes the details of the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer. It can be found here.