Our safeguarding responsibilities

Open Door Church recognises its responsibilities in safeguarding all children, young people, and adults at risk regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity or ability. As members of this Church we commit ourselves to the nurturing, protection and safekeeping of all associated with the Church and will pray for them regularly. In pursuit of this we commit ourselves to this Policy and to the development of sound procedures to ensure we implement our policy well.

Download our full Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding contacts

The Church has appointed the following individuals to form part of the Church Safeguarding Team:

  • Sue Pullen
    Designated Person for Safeguarding (DPS) Children and Young People & Vulnerable Adults

  • Steve Warburton
    Deputy Designated Person for Safeguarding (DDPS) Children and Young People & Vulnerable Adults

Reporting a concern

If you have a safeguarding concern at Open Door Church you can contact our safeguarding team via suepullen@opendoorchurch-uk.com.

If you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online, Make a report directly to Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP).