Safeguarding

St John the Baptist Trowbridge and St Bernadette Westbury  recognises and follows the  CSAS  (Catholic Safeguarding  Advisory Service ) policies and procedures. More information can be found at: 

https://cliftondiocese.com/departments/safeguarding/

If you have any concerns in this are, please contact:

Parish Safeguarding Representative : Teresa Thomas psr.trowbridge.stjohnthebaptist@cliftondiocese.com

Diocesan Contact : Becky Monks : rebecca.monks@cliftondiocese.com  0117 954 0993

Reporting abuse 

 If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or adult at risk, do not delay in contacting the police, using 999 if a child or adult is believed to be in immediate danger. 

 It is the policy of the Catholic Church in England and Wales to report all allegations of abuse to statutory authorities, regardless of whether the abuse occurred recently or in the past, or whether the accused person is living or deceased. 

 If you are in any role within the Catholic Church in England and Wales, you must refer allegations directly to the safeguarding office for your diocese or religious congregation, or directly to the Police. 

If you are a member of the public, please refer allegations directly to the police and also to our safeguarding Co-ordinator Becky Cawsey  0117 954 0993