Safeguarding in the Benefice

The Church of England is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children,
Young people and adults, and the care and nurture of them in our church communities.

We will carefully select, train and support all those with any responsibility within the church
In line with the safer recruitment principles.

(Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance 2016)
The Safeguarding Officer for this Benefice (Cranfield with Hulcote & Salford) is

Mrs Anne Dimmock,           Telephone: 01234-751321

For serious or criminal incidents it is advised that you contact the police immediately.
The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:

Jez Hirst

Diocese of St Albans, Holywell Lodge, 41 Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1HE

01727 818107  |  07867 350886  |  safeguarding@stalbans.anglican.org
Two very useful links:

More information on the Church of England’s National Safeguarding can be found here:
www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding

More information about safeguarding in the Diocese of St Albans can be found here:
www.stalbans.anglican.org/diocese/safeguarding