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Safeguarding

The PCC of Harbour Church Porstmouth agreed and adopted the below Policy in December 2023.

Out of Hours Contact

The following is a list of contact details of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24 hour basis or through specialist helplines and services.

 

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child;

  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything;

  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 ((lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse;

  • Samaritans Helpline: 08457 9090 90 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to;

  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm);

  • National Rape Crisis Helpline: 0808 802 9999 and is open every day from 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm;

  • LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline (help@galop.org.uk): 0800 999 5428;

  • Men’s Advice Line (info@mensadviceline.org.uk): 0808 801 0327;

  • Local Authority Social Care Team Out of Hours: 0300 555 1373.

Safeguarding Officer

Sue Donald

If you have a concern, email safeguarding adviser, safeguarding@harbourchurchuk.org

If you would prefer to speak with someone outside of the church: – Portsmouth Diocesan Safeguarding Team can be contacted between – 

9am and 5pm, Monday to Thursday on 0239289 9665, safeguarding@portsmouth.anglican.org