St James Church Whitley

Responding to a Safeguarding Concern or Allegation 

Click the link above to read how members of St James', Whitley and Stonebridge Church should respond when they have concerns regarding a child, young person or adult.

This was approved by the PCC, 5th May 2019.

What You should do if you have concerns:

  • If there is immediate risk or danger, please ring 999 and ask for the police.
  • If you have any safeguarding concerns or questions,
    please contact Anne Richards at
  • Alternatively, please ring the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 024 7652 1345
  • The out of hours number for the Coventry social care team is 024 7683 2222

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team must be contacted 

within 24 hours of the concern or allegation. 

Please ring 024 7652 1345.

The out-of-hours arrangements can be found at: 

Parish Safeguarding Handbook

Click on the heading above to view and download the Parish Safeguarding Handbook
from the Diocese of Coventry website.

Safeguarding Resources

Follow the link above to find links to Safeguarding Resources, Training, Dashboards,
our Safeguarding Adviser, FAQs, Whistleblowing guide plus other links and resources.

Other Specialist Helplines:


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