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Safeguarding at St Wilfrid's

Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of everyone. It is central to our mission and ministry as a church and Diocese. As a church, we follow the guidence given by the Diocese of Blackburn to ensure the safety and well being of those who worship with us and use our facilities.

Safeguarding Officer: Natasha Salisbury


Our safeguarding officer is supported by the Diocese of Blackburn Safeguarding Team.

Links to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team can be found here:

The Diocese of Blackburn safeguarding officer is Catherine Smith.

Sharon’s contact details are: Telephone: 01254 503070 Mobile: 07711 485170


Diocese Offices, Clayton House, Walker Business Park, Blackburn, BB1 2Q

 Where to find help.


These are some useful numbers if you have concerns about a child, young person or vulnerable adult -

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline:

 0808 800 5000 

(free to call, open 24 hours)

Child-line: 0800 1111

 (free to call, open 24 hours)

National Domestic Violence Helpline:

 0808 2000 247 

(free to call, open 24 hours)

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 

(free to call, open 24 hours)

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline:

 080 8808 8141

 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).



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