As of the 17th March 2020, we will be following the Government’s most recent guidance regarding COVID-19.

The team will be working remotely for the foreseeable future and can be contacted in the following ways:

  • For all new parish safeguarding incidents and enquiries, or for to ask for safeguarding advice out of office hours, please contact our Christian Safeguarding Partners, 31:8 on 0303 003 1111. They are a specialist service who are able to provide you with support and will share information with us accordingly.

  • To discuss existing case work or to discuss an allegation against a church officer, please email our Acting Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Penny Turner, on [email protected] or 07432 522 412. A member of the team will respond as soon as they are able.

  • Gemma Marks-Good, Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocate (IDSVA) : 07487 242910 or [email protected] 

  • Lucy Russell, Safeguarding Training Coordinator: [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Kate Mitchell, Safeguarding Team Administrator: 07701 364466 or [email protected]

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

To download this document, which is published here in Word and PDF formats, please click on the files published below:

What to do if... Contact information

What to do if... Contact information - Word Version

Safeguarding Flow Chart for Parishes in the Diocese of Lincoln

Procedural Flowchart - Children

Procedural Flowchart - Adults at Risk of Abuse

Procedural Flowchart - Individuals That Pose a Risk

Survivors sources of support