01. Safeguarding

Abuse is the violation of an individual’s human and civil rights by any other person or persons. Read more

02. What to do if...

This page contains a document that offers advice and contact details for a range of safeguarding-related situations. Read more

03. Training

The safety and wellbeing of the most vulnerable in our society lies at the heart of the Gospel we are privileged to share. Read more

04. Safeguarding Statements and Policies

This page contains a series of statements with reference to safeguarding. Read more

05. Safeguarding resources for parishes

This page contains safeguarding resources for parishes. Read more

06. DBS Diocese of Lincoln Scheme

DBS checks are mandatory for certain roles within the Church. The roles that require DBS checking are set out in the Church of England’s Safeguarding Guidelines for Safer Recruitment. Read more

07. Theological resources

This page contains theological material with reference to safeguarding. Read more

08. Newsletters

This page contains newsletters that offer helpful information with regard to safeguarding. Read more

09. Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel

The purpose of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel is to provide independent scrutiny of safeguarding practice and policy within the Diocese of Lincoln. It provides strategic support and guidance to the diocesan Bishop, the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser and the Bishop’s senior staff regarding the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults across the diocese. Read more

10. Further helpful information

The following documents are intended to offer further helpful information relating to safeguarding. Read more

11. Circles of Support

'Circles' aims to keep communities safe and support ex-offenders to resettle and lead an offence-free, productive life. Read more

12. Stop It Now!

Stop It Now! is a sexual abuse prevention campaign and helpline which exists to provide help and support to people who are struggling with, or who are frightened by, their own behaviours or temptations. Read more