The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church. Everyone who participates in the life of the Church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all.

At All Hallows we adopt the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policy. Click the link below to view the full statement details:

Promoting a Safer Church

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 one of the following:

    • Penny Brown (All Hallows’ Safeguarding Officer): 07800 995622 or
    • Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Team: 0113 3530 259 or 07872 005189

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

Helplines and support:

  • NSPCC (working to protect children from abuse): 0808 8005000
  • Childline (free support for under 19s in the UK with any issue they’re going through).: 0800 1111
  • Stop It Now (child sexual abuse prevention campaign and helpline): 0808 1000 900
  • NAPAC (Supporting recovery from childhood abuse): 08088 801 0331
  • Samaritans (dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide): 116 123
  • Family Lives (providing support and understanding for families): 0808 800 2222
  • Leeds Domestic Violence Service (offers emergency accommodation, support, advice and advocacy to anyone experiencing domestic violence and abuse) : 0113 246 0401
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline (support for women experiencing domestic violence) : 0808 2000 247
  • Action On Elder Abuse : 0 808 808 8141