Safeguarding

We are committed to ensuring that St. Andrew’s and Holy Cross are safe places for all. 
The Parochial Church Council of St Andrew’s with Holy Cross has adopted the House of Bishops’
Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement.
The Parochial Church Council has also adopted this Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse.

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Nicola Firth who may be contacted:
Tel : 07309 749495
Email: safeguarding@standrewholycross.org

The Parish of St Andrew’s with Holy Cross is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.

The Local Safeguarding Children Board for can be contacted:
Tel: 03456037627 (Children & Families Hub 9:00am to 5:00pm)
Email: escb@essex.gov.uk
Tel: 03456061212 (Emergency Duty Team – Out of hours)
Email: emergency.dutyteamoutofhours@essex.gov.uk

The Local Safeguarding Adults Board can be contacted:
Tel: 03456037630 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Tel: 03456061212 (Emergency Duty Team – Out of hours)
Email: esab@essex.gov.uk
Email: socialcaredirect@essex.gov.uk

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.