The Parochial Church Council of St. Cuthbert's Darlington is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church.

In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy our church is committed to:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the church.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St. Cuthbert's Darlington please contact:

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Beth Miller - she can be contacted as follows:

For more information on the Church of England's policy on safeguarding please click here or to see the Diocese of Durham website for safeguarding.