The PCCs of Holy Cross Church, Haltwhistle and St. Cuthbert’s Church, Greenhead are committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults and creating protective and supportive environments where all people, and especially those who may be vulnerable, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey in safety.

We follow the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and adults, and Church of England policy and practice.

If you have safeguarding concerns about an adult or child, they can be discussed in the strictest confidence by contacting a parish safeguarding officer or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser listed below:

Download the Survivor Leaflet - You Will Be Listened To  for more information and help on how to report abuse within the Church.

Download our joint Safeguarding Policy