St. John’s Church Killingworth Safeguarding Information

St. John’s Church Killingworth Safeguarding Policies

Parish Safeguarding Policy

Domestic Abuse Policy

Social Media Policy

Recruitment of Ex. Offenders Policy

Lone Working Guidance / Policy

Code of Safer Working Practice for Volunteers

Data Privacy Notice

For further information please go to the Diocese of Newcastle website:

The Church of England Safeguarding Page:

If you need to talk to someone about a Safeguarding issue please contact :

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Ann Hamilton, 0191 268 2295 or

Contacts details of Organizations outside the church who can help:

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24hrs.). Phone of you are worried about a child.
  • Child – lines: 08001111 (lines free and open 24hrs.). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 ( lines free and open 24hrs,). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123(open 24hrs.). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 08808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9 -5pm)