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

To link with the Cornwall Methodist Safeguarding Web Page Information please click here Cornwall Safeguarding


To download a copy of the poster for your church please click on the first download button.  The second download button contains a copy of the previous poster with some of the phone numbers you may require.

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 Paul Benney –   07766 403114
Circuit Safeguarding Nominated person
Lyn Hawken 01726 822343 or 07815 630832
Sheila Gill 01726 64479 or 07999 176714
District Safeguarding Officer
Mr David Cross 07925353553

Tel. 01872 261327   District Office
Connexional Safeguarding Team Tel. 020 7467 5189

 To download a copy of the Circuit Safeguarding Policy please click on the Download Button

 To download a copy of the Cornwall Methodist Safeguarding Incident Report Form Policy please click on the Download Button

New Policy, Procedures and Guidance

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

Methodist Church Safeguarding Policy April_2019

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.

Cornwall Methodist District Safeguarding Office
01872 261327 or Emergency Safeguarding Mobile 07857 208 187

To access the Methodist Whistle-blower Policy please click on the download button

Methodist  Safeguarding Report 2017