We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults. The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website.

If you have a concern regarding Safeguarding, please contact any of the following:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is: 

Anne Reed – Email safeguarding@sgw.org.uk  Phone: 01278 421420  & 07968534950

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is:

Glenys Armstrong – Email glenys.armstrong@bathwells.anglican.org Phone: 01749 685135 & 07834 514842

Children’s Social Care is part of Somerset Council Council and independent of the church. 

You can contact Children’s Social Care on 0300 123 2224 by email at childrens@somerset.gov.uk  

You can contact the police directly by dialling 101 and they will discuss with Children’s Social Care what action should be taken. In an emergency always contact the police by dialling 999.

If you would like to speak to a social worker outside of office hours please phone the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0300 123 23 27