St Peter’s Church, Woolton takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines.

Here is a downloadable poster of key people responsible for safeguarding throughout the church: Parish Safeguarding Team together with another downloadable poster highlighting the principles of our commitment to a Safer Church: Promoting a Safer Church

A copy of the St Peter’s Safeguarding Policy  is available for viewing or downloading.

The good-practise guide, The Parish SafeGuarding HandBook is also available.


Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Kate Daly
Role:  Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator
E-mail[email protected]

Andy Holmes
Role:  Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA)
Tel:    07940 378139
E-mail[email protected]

Mick Murphy
Role:  Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Tel:    07376 431466
E-mail[email protected]


You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at www.churchofenglandorg/safeguarding 

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at


Safe Spaces
Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal and safe space for anyone who has been abused through their relationship with either the Church of England, Church in Wales or the Catholic Church of England and Wales. 

Find out how to access support here:


Domestic abuse

In line with Church of England guidance, St. Peter’s PCC recently voted in favour of agreeing a parish domestic abuse statement.

You can read that statement HERE together with a printable poster of support agencies HERE