St. Matthews C of E

Published on 27 November 2021

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The Welfare of Any Child or Vulnerable Adult is the paramount consideration In the case of any concern about the welfare of any child or vulnerable person it is the duty of every person to report their concern to the Appropriate person or agency. Safeguarding

The Vicar

Post Currently Vacant

Parish Child Protection Co-ordinator

Mrs Judith Deverell

0121 355 6482

Bishops Safeguarding Adviser

07342 993 844

Local Authority Social Care Team

0121 303 1888 (Office Hours)

0121 675 4806 (Out of Hours)


101 (Non-emergency)

Or 999

Details of the Parish Commitment to promoting a safer Church with a more comprehensive list of contacts is here, and the Parish’s Safeguarding Policy is here.

All forms of abuse are wrong and must stop

The PCC has also approved a policy for supporting victims of  Domestic Violence.  The details can be found here.

All forms of domestic abuse are wrong

and must stop

Finally the Church of England National Safeguarding team have a useful website, Promoting a safer church

And the Church of England - Birmingham have a

Safeguarding Resource Hub