The Parish of Christ Church Hillsborough & Wadsley Bridge is committed to high standards in the safeguarding and care of children, young people and vulnerable adults. For more information about how we do this, please follow the link below.

Christ Church HWB Safeguarding Policy

Policy Statement on Responding to Domestic Abuse

If you have a safeguarding concern, you can contact any of the following people:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO) Ruth Mason, can be contacted by emailing:

The Priest-in-charge, Rev Jim Crossley, can be contacted on

The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers (DSA) can be contacted on 07741 013775 or on various other numbers via the Diocesan website.

For out of hours urgent safeguarding advice (that will not wait until the next working day), please call Thirtyone:eight (previously Churches Child Protection Advisory Service) on 0303 0031111.

In the event that you are concerned about the immediate safety of a child or adult, call 999 and ask for the police.