Roman Catholic Diocese of Northampton
SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT
St Peter’s Church, Biggleswade is committed to the Safeguarding Policies of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from any form of abuse or maltreatment and to promote a safe environment for them.
This commitment flows from the fact that we are all made in the image of God and the Church’s common belief in the dignity and uniqueness of every human life.
We start from the principle that each person has a right to expect the highest level of care and protection, love, encouragement and respect that we can give.
We will liaise closely and openly with statutory agencies to ensure that any concerns or allegations of abuse that are raised are promptly reported and properly investigated, victims supported and perpetrators held to account.
Safeguarding Contact Details:
Parish Safeguarding Representative: Simon Worthy
Parish Priest: Canon Bennie Noonan
Danielle Dixon 01604 723514 or 07833 050628 or
safeguarding @ northamptondiocese.com