Safeguarding information is available to view or download to print, please click on the appropriate button to download a copy.


To download a copy of the poster for your church please click on the download button

Do you think someone you know is being abused or neglected and want advice?
Remember abuse can be verbal, neglect, sexual, physical, domestic, emotional, financial, discrimination.
If you think a vulnerable adult is at risk call 0300 1234 131
If you think a child is at risk call 0300 1231 116
Out of Office Hours call 01208 251300 and ask to speak to the duty social worker for adults or children

For safeguarding issues within your own church see your Church Notice Board

St Austell Methodist Circuit
Call Superintendent Minister
Rev Stephen Caddick –   01726 61341
Circuit Safeguarding Nominated person
Lyn Hawken 01726 822343 or 07815 630832
[email protected]
Sheila Gill 01726 64479 or 07999 176714
[email protected]
District Safeguarding Officer
Alison Gill 07857 208187
Tel. 01872 261327   District Office
[email protected]
Connexional Safeguarding Team Tel. 020 7467 5189
[email protected]


New Policy, Procedures and Guidance

New Policy, Procedures and Guidance is now live on the webpage, here is the link:

Safeguarding, Policy, Procedures Guidance March 2018

New policies should adopted and updated as usual at the first meeting of your circuit meetings of the Connexional year i.e. September/October.  Any queries regarding practice and procedures relating to the Methodist Church can be found in this.

This takes over from the Handbook which should not be used now.  All circuits/churches to destroy their copies.

This is only be available online now and can be downloaded.  It will be updated online so it is preferable not to print this off.

From Alison Gill
Cornwall Methodist District Safeguarding Officer
01872 261327 or Emergency Safeguarding Mobile 07857 208 187

Safeguarding Report December 2015