Safeguarding Events

supporting churches, in person and online

Good Practice 6 – ‘Safeguarding for everyone’

The latest version of the United Reformed Church Good Practice Policy is now available for download, to help your church be as safe a place as it can possibly be for all God's people. Download it and ensure that you are in compliance with the latest safeguarding...


To support churches with safeguarding issues and concerns, there will be periodic additional events for people to attend both online and face to face (when the guidelines allow!)

Forthcoming Zoom events:

  • Church Safeguarding Coordinator networking meetings – starting date to be confirmed
  • Drop-In Safeguarding surgeries – every fortnight – day, time to be confirmed

Policies and Procedures

Links to Good Practice 5 and other useful documents 

Safer Recruitment

DBS Checks and other good practice in recruitment

Responding and Reporting

Responding and Reporting your concerns or incidents

Contacts and Helplines

Useful contacts for aditional help and support

Safeguarding Training

  • Foundation
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Specialist


Network meetings, Safeguarding Surgeries, and more …

For any queries or concerns regarding a Safeguarding issue, or even if you’re not sure; contact our Synod Safeguarding Advisor, who will be happy to help.

Julie Rafferty

Julie Rafferty

Safeguarding Advisor

07964 981 262


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