Safeguarding Links & Telephone Numbers

ChildLine: Tel — 0800 1111
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ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. If you are an adult and are worried about a child, please contact the NSPCC Helpline. For answers to other frequently asked questions please see our information for adults.

NSPCC: Tel — 0808 800 5000
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The NSPCC is inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children. That's why we aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. Even if it takes many generations to realise it, we achieve much more for children by having this inspirational vision.

Hertfordshire County Council — Social Services
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Children's social care emergency and out of hours service — 0300 123 4043
Adult's social care emergency and out of hours service — 0300 123 4042

Essex County Council — Social Service
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Urgent and 24 hour Protection for Children and Adults — 0845 606 1212

Churches Child Protection Advisory Service: Tel — 0845 120 45 50
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CCPAS (The Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service) is the only independent Christian safeguarding charity. We exist to safeguard both children and vulnerable adults throughout the UK. We also work to help those throughout the UK who are, or have been, affected by child abuse and similar issues.

Action on Elder Abuse: Tel — 0808 808 8141
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UK Charity addressing elder abuse within people's own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.

StopItNow! Tel -0808 100 0900
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Help for anyone who wants to prevent abuse-including if you are worried about your own actions.

Women's Aid: Tel — 0808 2000 247
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Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Drugrehab.com

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A web resource that provides information about domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health issues.

Keeping Children Safe In The Home
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Tips on keeping children safe from medications, harmful chemicals, electrical appliances and much more...

Methodist Church Safeguarding Website
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A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Methodist Connexion.

BEH Methodist District Safeguarding Website
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The latest information from the Beds,Essex and Herts Methodist District Safeguarding Team.

  • BEH Methodist District Executive Safeguarding Office: Revd Jill Crippin
    Email address for BEH District: safeguarding@behdistrict.org.uk
    METHODIST DESIGNATED MOBILE: 07793 012215

The United Reformed Church Safeguarding Website
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The latest information from the United Reformed Church main website.

  • URC Safeguarding team — for any other safeguarding queries:
    Email address: safeguarding@urc.org.uk
    Direct Line: 0207 520 2729

URC Eastern Synod Safeguarding Website
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The latest information from the URC Eastern Synod Website.

Diocese of St Albans Safeguarding Website
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A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Anglican Diocese of St Albans.

  • St Albans Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser — Chris Lees
    The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser deals not only with children and young persons, but also vulnerable adult issues and is available, at any reasonable time, for advice and guidance.
    Telephone: 01299 841269 Mobile: 07867 350886
    email: safeguarding@stalbans.anglican.org

Diocese of Chelmsford Safeguarding Website
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A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford.

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