Our appointed Safeguarding Officers are Elizabeth Woodford, who can be contacted on 01243-527489 and Frances Talbot 07526779696  email

The Diocese of Chichester Safeguarding Advisor is Colin Perkins who can be contacted via  01273 425792 / 07500 771210

Further contact details for the Diocese of Chichester safeguarding team can be found here.

Lavant Churches PCC has adopted the House of Bishop’s Promoting a Safer Church; Safeguarding Policy Statement.  Futhermore, we follow the guidance issued by the Diocese of Chichester to provide a safe environment for young people and vulnerable adults. To achieve this we do the following:

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. If you have a concern then speak with our Safeguarding Officer or visit the what to do if? page of the Diocese of Chichester safeguarding website.

You can also access advice from agencies external to the church here.