We are committed to the support, nurture and protection of all in our church community.

At the PCC meeting held on 20 May 2019 the PCC of Parish of Haslemere adopted the Church Of England Promoting a Safer Church Policy Statement, national policies and Practice Guidance of the House of Bishops and supporting diocesan safeguarding protocols. Promoting a Safer Church sets out the Church of England's commitment to making the church a safer place for all. The Policies and Practice Guidance applies to all Church bodies and officers and under new legislation all authorised clergy, bishops, archdeacons licensed readers and lay workers, church wardens and PCCs must have due regard to safeguarding guidance issued by the House of Bishops. The Policy Statement, Policies, Guidance and Protocols are available to view on the diocesan website at

Your Parish Safeguarding Officer is

CATHY MOORE, 07593 814438

Other Contacts

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:

Ian Berry email:,

For all emergency situations call 999.


The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Children's Service social workers, Adult's Service social workers, and health and police staff.

Surrey: 0300 470 9100, email: (children) email: (adult)

Domestic Abuse  Surrey ~ YourSanctuary: 01483 776822

24hr National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247 DeafHope (BSL)Text 07970350366

Childline tel: 0800 1111

Samaritans tel: 116123,  email:

Modern Day Slavery Helpline tel: 0800 01210700