If you have any concerns for the well-being of a child or adult, or about the behaviour of someone towards a child or adult please speak to one of the contacts below:

Parish Safeguarding Representative

Sue Bennett on 01823 681547

Diocesan Safeguarding team

If you cannot reach your Parish Safeguarding Representative, please contact any of our parish clergy or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team:

Charlie Pitman, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser | 01392 345909 |
Phill Parker, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser | 01392 294969 |
For general enquiries -

Immediate risk of harm

If you believe somebody is at immediate risk of harm or that a crime has been committed, dial 999

Relevant Agencies

If you have serious concerns about an individual’s well-being, you should contact the relevant agencies:

Concerns about children
Devon Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) | 0345 155 1071

Concerns about adults
Devon - Care Direct | 0345 155 1007

Domestic Abuse
Devon helpline for professionals and individuals | 0345 155 1074

Rape Crisis
National | 0808 802 9999
Devon & Torbay | 01392 204174

Please notify your Parish Safeguarding Representative and/or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team after contacting any of these agencies.


Children who want to speak to someone about any concerns they have can call Childline | 0800 11 11