The following statement has been agreed by the leadership of Stainbeck Church  on 26 January 21

We are committed to following legislation, government and URC’s policy and good practice guidelines on safeguarding children and adults in need of protection, including safer recruitment of workers. We work to a formal safeguarding policy and it can be downloaded from our this website below. It can also requested from the safeguarding Co-ordinator (details below), or any of the eldership team.

If you have any concerns about the safety or welfare of a child or an adult at risk please contact:

Safeguarding Co-ordinator Emmanuelle Bastide-Wilson
Telephone 07941 923 420
Email [email protected]

In the absence of the Safeguarding Coordinator, the interim Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator can be contacted :

Interim Deputy Safeguarding Co-ordinator Judith Taylor
Telephone 01274 632 642

Yorkshire Synod Safeguarding Officer can be contacted :

Yorkshire Synod Safeguarding Officer Matt Knowles
Telephone 07761 525592


Other useful numbers

Leeds Children’s Services 0113 222 4403
Local authority Adult Social Services 0113 222 4401
ChildLine 0800 1111
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Stop It Now! (Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Charity) 0808 1000 900
Action on Elder Abuse 0808 808 8141
Through the Roof (Christian Charity working with disabled people) 01372 749955
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) 0808 801 0331
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

Practice and guidelines documents

Updated: 15th February 2021