St Catherine's Church is serious about safeguarding.  

Our Commitments:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

If you have any concerns they can be reported to the following people:

Bernadette Dakin, Safeguarding Officer, 07701 307274,

Revd. David Gerrard, Vicar, 07753 417339,

Jenny Leccardi, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, 0113 3530 259,

Local Authority Social Services: 0345 8503503

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police on 101.

You can read our safeguarding policy here: