St Barnabas is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding. If you have any concerns about safeguarding at St Barnabas, please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer, Ali Ward, email

Here are some links to organizations that offer help if you want someone to talk to or are concerned about the safety of yourself or someone else.

Childline  tel. 08001111


Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

If you are concerned about your mental health or the mental health of someone else, there are some resources put together by the Church of England website:


Samaritans  tel. 116123

Parish Safeguarding Policy

Parish Safeguarding Handbook 

These safeguarding forms for leaders are available:

  1. Parental Consent Form for Regular Church Activities
  2. Parental Consent Form for Electronic Communication
  3. Parental Consent Form for UK Visits Away from Church
  4. PCC Consent Form for taking Children and Young People away from the normal meeting place
  5. Risk Assessment Form
  6. Attendance Register
  7. Church invitation to future group/activities

and can be downloaded here.