The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

Our commitments:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse or other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

Safeguarding Contacts

Holy Trinity Platt Safeguarding Officers
Children: Naomi Kelso
Vulnerable adults: BJ Osinuga
safeguarding@plattchurch.org
Please don’t send sensitive information via email, but get in touch, providing a contact number, and our safeguarding officer will get back to you asap.

Manchester Diocese Safeguarding Officer
Abbey Clephane-Wilson
0161 828 1451
AbbeyClephane-Wilson@manchester.anglican.org

Manchester City Council Social Services
0161 234 5001
mcsreply@manchester.gov.uk

If there is an immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 101.

Helplines

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 100 0900

NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action On Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141