Safeguarding

The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please please seek advice from the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer (phone 01962 737317, email: safeguarding@winchester.anglican.org) or from the Parish Safeguarding team (safewhitewater@gmail.com) or if necessary report the matter to the local Authority Social Care Services (0300 555 1373) or the Police (101) without delay.  All local contacts and some helpline numbers are included on the Contact List.

Safeguarding Policy information

Our Safeguarding Policies are set out in the following sub-sections:

Each year our Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are discussed and approved by the Hook PCC and HMR PCC and signed by the relevant Church Wardens. 

For 2019 – the PCC meetings to review these policies were held as follows:

  • HMR PCC on Monday 4th March
  • Hook PCC on Weds 13th March