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At St Mary’s, Haverhill and St Mary’s, Withersfield, we are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all people, including children and vulnerable adults, and follow the latest guidance issued by the Government, Charities Commission and the Church of England’s House of Bishops. Please feel free to download our Safeguarding Policy.

If you have a concern that someone connected to these churches is at risk of harm or abuse, or is harming or abusing others, please contact one of the following people:

  • Jane Eccleston, Parish Safeguarding Officer
  • 
Richard Hart, deputy Parish Safeguarding Officer
  • The Revd Max Drinkwater, Ppriest-in-Charge
  • Karen Galloway, Diocesan Parish Safeguarding Officer.

There is further information from the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich, and you can also seek advice and report a concern with the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership.

In an emergency or where there appears to be immediate risk of harm, contact the police on 999.