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Safeguarding:

 

At the Barony of Burgh by Sands, we work hard to maintain a safe environment for all.

We are committed to implementing the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policies and good practice guidance.

If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding safeguarding, please contact one of our safeguarding officers

St Michael’s Burgh by Sands

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Lesley Davidson

Email: davidsonlesley767@gmail.com

Phone: 01228 576930

St Mary’s Beaumont

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Margaret Parkinson

Email: m.parkinson893@btinternet.com

Phone: 01228 576339S

 

St Giles Great Orton

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Annmarie Pattinson

Email: annmarie.37@hotmail.co.uk

Phone: 01228 576027

 

St Michael’s Bowness on Solway

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Cat Servante

Email: catservante7@gmail.com

Phone: 016973 51935

 

St Peters, Kirkbampton

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Antonia Soboki

Email: antoniasoboki@gmail.com

 St Andrews Aikton

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Eleanor Graham

Email: middlefarm1@icloud.com

Phone : 016973 42581

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Joanna Van Lachterop and she can be contacted at safeguarding.adviser@carlislediocese.org.uk

 or at 07458 016884.  Joanna’s working days are Monday to Friday.

Out of Hours Support:

If Joanna is unavailable and you are concerned that an adult is being abused, or at risk, you should report it by contacting

 Adult Social Care, Cumberland Council.  Emergency Out of Hours - 01228 526690

If you are concerned about a child or young person, please contact:

·     Cumberland Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727 (if it relates to a concern in the Allerdale, Carlisle or Copeland area) or,

·     Westmorland and Furness Safeguarding Hub on 0300 373 2724 (if it relates to a concern in the Barrow, Eden or South Lakeland area).

If you believe that a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires medical attention, call the emergency services on 999.

Helplines:

·     NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child and need advice or guidance on what to do.

·     Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

·     National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse or need help to report.

·     Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

·     Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)

·     Victim Support Cumbria: 0300 303 0157.  Emotional and practical advice to help people affected by crime in Cumbria.

·     LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428   Men’s Advice Line: 0808 801 0327  Age UK Advice Line: 0800 678 1602

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