Promoting a Safer Church

Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of Crowland Abbey

Our Commitments

Promoting a safer environment and culture

Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults 

Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation

 Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons

 Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons

 Responding to those that may pose a present risk

 If you are concerned that someone you know in our church community is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a safety risk to others, please seek advice from a safeguarding adviser or report the matter to the social care services of the South Holland Borough Council or the police without delay.

 Church contacts with whom you may speak to are:

 The Revd. Charles Brown, Priest-in-charge, Crowland Parish

Tel. 01733 211 763

Email: or send a message using the Contact page

Ms. Deborah Johnson
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Tel. 01522 504 080 or 01522 504 081

 Other Helplines

 NSPCC 0808 800 5000
 Childline 0800 1111
 Stop It Now 0808 1000 900
 NAPAC 0808 801 0331
 Samaritans 116 123
 Family Lives 0808 800 2222
 National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247
 Action on Elder Abuse 0808 808 8141