If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.
Office Hours Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
If you have a safeguarding concern, please contact one of our Safeguarding team.
Siân Checkley, Safeguarding Adviser – m. 07741 013775, firstname.lastname@example.org (Monday – Thursday)
Elina Penttila, Assistant Safeguarding Adviser – m. 07871 796682, Elina.email@example.com (Monday – Friday)
Rachel Tankard, Assistant Safeguarding Adviser – m. 07874 859062, firstname.lastname@example.org (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9am – 3pm)
Diocesan Church House,
95-99 Effingham Street,
For all other issues including Safeguarding Training
Out of Hours Emergency
An emergency concern about the safety of a child or an adult is something that needs immediate attention.
If you are considering contacting social care regarding a child or an adult, please do not delay if you are unable to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team.
If you have a concern and require safeguarding advice that should not wait until the next working day contact.
Thirtyone:eight on 0303 003 11 11.
Thirtyone:eight provide cover during evenings and weekends. They provide advice relating to children and adults and Sheffield Diocese has signed an information-sharing agreement in compliance with GDPR.
- Please inform them that you are calling from Sheffield Diocese
- They will offer advice about your concern and confirm their advice in an email to you. They will also provide you with a PIN number to access the email
- A copy of the email will also be sent to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team (DST) for our records
- The DST will follow up cases as required on the next working day
Allegations Against Clergy or Lay Ministers
Any allegation against clergy or lay ministers holding the bishop’s license should be referred to the Bishop via the Archdeacon.
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