Safeguarding info - 

If you or someone you know feels unsafe please click here.

You can also let the local police know by calling: 101

If you are a child, Childline has a phone number to call:  0800 1111

For our Social media guidelines, please click here.

General information

At Holy Trinity, and as part of the Diocese of Worcester, we are committed to the safety and well-being of everyone connected with our church community. We ask the following of all:

•    Treat everyone with respect, setting a positive example for others
•    Respect personal space and privacy
•    Ensure any actions cannot be misrepresented by someone else
•    Challenge unacceptable behaviour
•    Do not put anyone, or yourself, in a vulnerable or compromising situation
•    Do not have inappropriate physical or verbal contact with others
•    You must not keep allegations or suspected abuse secret


If you have any concerns around safeguarding, please contact

Rachel Ford, Parish Safeguarding Officer
safeguarding@holytrinity.org.uk

Nick Gowers, Vicar
0121 533 2513
nick.gowers@holytrinity.org.uk

Delia Stokes, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Officer
07376 374380 
dstokes@cofe-worcester.org.uk
More details for Delia click here.

If you have any concerns about the culture or especially the leadership culture of our church, please choose who you would like to contact:
- a Church Warden on warden2@holytrinity.org.uk (the Church Warden is a senior member of our church)
- the Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: dstokes@cofe-worcester.org.uk (The ADSO is based in the Diocesan Office and not part of our church)
- the Archdeacon of Dudley: adudley@cofe-worcester.org.uk (the Archdeacon is also not part of our church)

Please be assured, your concerns will be treated with seriousness and appropriate confidentiality

The following documents are available for all to read in the shelves at the rear of church:

- Promoting a Safer Church; House of Bishops policy statement (2017)
- Protecting All God's Children (safeguarding policy for children and young people, 4th edition, 2010)
- Promoting a Safe Church (safeguarding policy for adults, 2006)
- Responding to Domestic Abuse
- Responding well to those who have been sexually abused