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SAFEGUARDING

Ely Cathedral is committed to safeguarding all those who attend the worship and other activities that we offer.

Ely Cathedral accepts the prime duty of care for children and vulnerable adults.

Ely Cathedral follows recommended safeguarding practice in recruiting, training and supporting our ordained and lay ministers, our employees and our volunteers.

Ely Cathedral follows the advice, guidance, policy and practice of the Church of England in promoting a Safer Church. The Church of England Safeguarding Policy Statement for children, young people and adults is available here.

Chapter have adopted the following Church of England Policy Documents which are all accessible on the Church of England Safeguarding Pages. www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding

The Gospel, Sexual Abuse and the Church: A theological resource for the local church can be found here.

Contacts for Key Cathedral Officers

Ely Diocese Safeguarding information can be found here.

If you need independent advice or support, the following links may be helpful:
Survivor Support Services
Childline
NSPCC
Women's Aid and Refuge National Helpline (24 hr)
Stop it now! Confidential advice
Police Child Abuse investigation Unit. Telephone 101