We have three Safeguarding Representatives within our Parish and they work closely with the Diocesan Safeguarding Office. Together, we support the ministry of the Church by providing a professional and robust support around the protection of children, young people and adults at risk, to ensure that worshipping communities are safe places where all have a positive experience of the Church in which they feel loved, accepted and safe.

We are committed to treating all individuals with dignity and respect, and any issues dealt with are managed in a sensitive and caring manner. All volunteers and employees working with vulnerable groups must agree to adhere to the Catholic Church’s National Safeguarding Policies before they can be appointed.  


Sarita de Kretser 01305 832945 
Helen Harris 01305 770703 
Cynthia Drinkhill 07766 292 235

Or you can contact the Diocese Safeguarding Team at:

Safeguarding Office
St Boniface House
Newton Abbot
TQ13 7JL

General Enquiry Number: 01364 645430

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Support for survivors of abuse

Safe Spaces seeks to provide individual support and accompaniment for anyone who has been abused through their relationship with the Catholic Church in England and Wales, the Church of England or the Church in Wales. Victim Support manages the project independently.
Telephone: 0300 303 1056 (answerphone available outside of opening times)
Live chat and website: