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

Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults

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. 


Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Abbey Clephane-Wilson
0161 828 1451

Manchester City Council Social Services
0161 234 5001

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


NSPCC: 08088005000
Childline: 08001111
Stop It Now: 08081000900
NAPAC: 08088010331
Samaritans: 116123
Family Lives: 08088002222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 08082000247
Action On Elder Abuse: 08088088141