St Augustine’s Church 2019

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Safeguarding Organisations

Helplines


NSPCC for adults concerned about a child - 0808 800 5000

Childline for children and young people - 0800 1111

Action on Elder Abuse helpline - 0808 808 8141

24-hour National Domestic Violence helpline - 0808 2000 247

NAPAC offers support and advice to adult survivors o childhood abuse - 0808 801 0331

Stop it Now helps prevent child abuse - 0808 1000 900

Cruse Bereavement helpline - 0808 808 1677

Family Lives provides support and advice on family issues - 0808 800 222

MACSAS for people who have been abused by church officers -             0808 801 0340

Samaritans for people struggling to cope  and needing someone to talk to - 116 123


Sources of support for victims and families of abuse


The Survivors Trust - http/thesurvivorstrust.org


Safeline www.safeline.org.uk/what-can-friends-and-family-members-do-to-support-survivors-of-sexual-abuse


SupportLine - www.suoportline.org.uk/problems/rape_sexual-assault.php


Victim Support - www.victimsupport.org.uk/crime-info/types-crime/childhood-abuse

All these resources are Included in the church of England’s “Parish Safeguarding Handbook” 2018 edition