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The Parish of Christchurch. Christchurch Priory, St George at Jumpers, St John at Purewell


Last updated Friday, 1 September, 2023

The Parish of Christchurch is committed to the safeguarding, protection and care of children and vulnerable adults, within the communities of our three churches, and also of visitors, employees and volunteers.

We are also committed to implementing the Diocese of Winchester's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, and the relevant statutory legislation, guidance and best practice for the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

A copy of the parish's Safeguarding Policy and Vulnerable Adult Policy is provided below.

Parish Safeguarding Policy

Parish Safe Guarding HandBook August 2019

For further information please contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer Sue Haxby on 01202 480789 or 07788818766 or email

Revd Canon Charles Stewart


Quick Reference - information provided by Winchester Diocese Safeguarding Team.

Immediate Risk  If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult may be at immediate risk, contact the Police on 999

Registering a Concern  contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team

phone 01962 737317  or  email

Out of Hours Service   If you need immediate advice or help on Monday to Friday 6pm – 8am or on weekend and Bank Holidays  phone 0300 555 1373