Safeguarding Contacts

If there is an immediate risk of harm to an individual you should dial 999 and report your concern to the police.

Safeguarding Response Guidance During Covid-19 Isolation

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Charles Pitman 01392 345909  Mobile: 07889 542640
Email Charlie


Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Phillip Parker 01392 294969
Email Phill

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
James May 01392 345910
Email James


Training Enquiries and DBS Co-ordinator
Hilary Burrow 01392 294975
Email Hilary


General Enquiries
For general safeguarding enquiries, please use this email address.

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

Plymouth Children’s Services:

01752 308600

Out of hours:

01752 346784

Torbay Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):

01803 208100


Concerns About Adults

Devon – Care Direct:

0345 155 1007

Plymouth Adult Services:

01752 668000

Out of hours:

01752 346984

Torbay Safeguarding Adults Team:

01803 219700


Domestic Abuse

Devon Domestic Abuse Service:

0345 155 1074

Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service:

01752 252033

Torbay Domestic Abuse Service:

01803 698869


Rape Crisis

Devon & Torbay:

01392 204174


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.

If you need to talk to someone about abuse that may have happened to you, the Church has worked with the NSPCC to set up a confidential helpline: 0800 389 5344.

Children who want to speak to someone about any concerns they have can access online support through the Childline website or can call Childline for free on 0800 11 11


If you are looking for a local support service, Devon & Cornwall’s Victim Care website has a comprehensive directory of organisations and services that can advise, direct or support you.

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