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The Parish of Yate takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously. We are committed to taking all steps within our power to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from all forms of harm while on our premises.


For more details, please download and read a copy of our current Safeguarding Policy (pdf).


Any individual who wishes to come forward with information is encouraged to make contact with our Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO), Beverley Hodgson, or 0791 338 7478. You can also contact the Bristol Diocese Safeguarding Team, 0117 906 0100, or if out-of-hours thirtyone:eight 0303 003 11 11.


Information about where to get help with child and adult safeguarding issues:

Emergency                                                                                                                                                                                                999

Urgent                                                                                                                                                                                                         101

South Glos Access and Resources Team (Children) - office hours                                                                         01454 866000

South Glos Adult Safeguarding Team - office hours                                                                                                   01454 868007

South Glos Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team                                                                                                         01454 615165

Support for individuals experiencing Domestic Abuse:

Next Link support services for women, men and children in South Glos who are or have been victims of domestic abuse


Domestic Abuse Helpline                                                                                                                                                 0117 403 3220

Victim Support - for those who have experienced domestic abuse                                                                          08 08 16 89 111

Support for anyone who has been abused by someone in a church:

Safe Spaces                                                                                                                                                                        0300 303 1056

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