The Parish of Arbory and Castletown

Safeguarding Policy


The Safeguarding Co-ordinator for the Parish of Arbory & Castletown is Mrs Stevie Ledger and she can be contacted on 01624 825140 

 The PCC of Arbory & Castletown at it's meeting in July 2018 adopted the following policy  Promoting a Safer Church - Parish Policy


We aim that all our volunteers who work with children and vulnerable adults or who may be considered to be in positions of trust within the church comply with the requirements as laid down in the Policy and by the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer. All volunteers are required to undertake Safeguarding Training every 3 years. 

Safeguarding and Inclusion

The Parish of Arbory and Castletown  is committed to The Diocese of Sodor and Man policy for the safeguarding, nurture and care of everyone within our Island church community.

Parish Safeguarding Officer
Mrs Stevie Ledger 
T: 01624 825140

Richard Darnill 
T: 07624 485158

'Registering a concern'
If you or someone you know are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult is at risk or has been harmed, or are concerned about the behaviour of someone towards children or vulnerable adults, contact the

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Tony Connell
T: 01624 829353
M: 07624 235970


Diocesan Safeguarding Support Officer
Lisa Morris
T: 01624 676680

Useful Links?

Church of England Safeguarding

Parish Safeguarding Handbook

Promoting a Safer Church’ 

Isle of Man Constabulary - Public Protection Unit (PPU): 01624 631499 (24 hours)

NSPCC - Child Protection Helpline0808 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 you 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: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to,

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)


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