Safeguarding

Worried? Not sure what to do?

The Church of England Birmingham is commited to promoting a safer church for everyone including those who are survivors of abuse.

If you have any concerns about a child, young person or adult who may be vunerable, or someone who works/volunteers for the Church of England Birmingham, please contact:  

Bishop's Safeguarding Adviser 

or complete our online referral form here.

Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

COVID-19

Latest safeguarding advice for churches is here

All of your church and community volunteers should be shown this three-minute safeguarding video 

Think Safeguarding - Reach Out, Recognise, Record, Report

Responding to Safeguarding Concerns & Allegations

Ministers, Church Leaders or Helpers

Click the links below to find out best practice for responding to safeguarding allegations/concerns about church ministers, leaders and helpers. 

Survivors of Abuse

Click the links belows to find out best practice for responding to survivors of abuse.

 

Our Safeguarding Team

 

Steph Haynes

Bishop's Safeguarding Adviser

To email, please click here

Tel: 0121 426 0407
Tel: 07342 993 844 

Sarah Rose

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

To email, please click here

Tel: 0121 426 0407

Claire Wesley

Safeguarding Development Officer

To email, please click here

Tel: 0121 426 0432

Laura Rutherford

Safeguarding Trainer

To email, please click here

Tel: 0121 426 0407

Peter Cozens

Safeguarding Training Support Officer

safeguardingsupport@cofebirmingham.com

Tel: 0121 426 0429


In this section

+ Caring for Survivors of Abuse

 

+ Complaints & Whistleblowing

+ Parish Safeguarding

 

+ Parish Dashboard

+ Working Safely with the Vulnerable

 

+ Safer Recruitment

+ Safeguarding Training

 

+ New, Helplines & FAQs

+ Bishop's Safeguarding Management Group