The Parish of Eskdale: St Catherine's and St Bega's Churches are committed to:
1 Promoting a safer environment and culture
2 Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the Church
3 Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
4 Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons
5 Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
6 Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others.
IF YOU ARE CONCERNED
that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Advisor or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.