Report a concern

REGARDLESS of the circumstances and who is involved  – if you see or hear something that makes you think that a child, young person or vulnerable adult is being neglected or abused in any way DO NOT HESITATE to report your concerns.

Do not attempt to investigate or resolve the issue yourself.

During Office Hours contact either of the fully trained independent Safeguarding Officers below, without delay.

Out of Office where a child or adult is in serious danger then phone 999 / 101

Alongside our Safeguarding Policy, which you can read below, we now also have a leaflet explaining the importance and key principles of Safeguarding, along with a Cause for Concern Form. This is a form for you to use if you see or hear anything which you think is concerning and needs to be raised with our Safeguarding Co-ordinator. 

Cause for Concern Form 

Emmanuel Safeguarding Leaflet 2020



Safeguarding Officers

Kristin Hatherly

Emmanuel Safeguarding Co-ordinator
49 Weston Favell Centre,
Northampton NN3 8JR
01604 402150

Bev Huff

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
The Diocesan Office, The Palace,
Peterborough PE1 1YB
01733 887040 (Direct Line)

Our Safeguarding Policy

In the Emmanuel Group of Churches we do our utmost  to ensure that everyone in our community is kept safe. 

All staff and volunteers working with children and vulnerable adults are safely recruited.  Once in position, all undergo regular DBS checks and are required to attend compulsory ongoing safeguarding training.

For more information about how we seek to do this, read our Safeguarding Policy

Useful Contacts

Northamptonshire County Council guidance on how to report a concern about a child

Phone 0800 11 11     A free confidential help line for children under 19. Open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Phone 0808 800 5000       If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support

Phone 08004 70 80 90     A free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people. Open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Phone 116 123     Whatever you are going through, a Samaritan will face it with you.  Open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

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