The Parish of St Hilda and St Columba
and the Clifton Centre Community Association
Have adopted the House of Bishops ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ Safeguarding Policy Statement, including the Six Overarching Policy Commitments:
Promoting a safer environment and culture.
Safely recruiting and supporting all those with responsibility related to children, and vulnerable adults.
Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons.
Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concern /allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
Responding to those that may pose a present risk.
The full Durham Diocesan Policy can be found on their website in the safeguarding section, just copy this link into your search engine. http://tinyurl.com/y2npwin3