The Benefice of Ringwood with Ellingham & Harbridge and St Leonards & St Ives is committed to the safeguarding, protection and care of children and vulnerable adults, within the communities of our three churches, and also of visitors, employees and volunteers.
We are also committed to implementing the Diocese of Winchester's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, and the relevant statutory legislation, guidance and best practice for the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
A copy of the Benefice's Safeguarding Policy and Vulnerable Adult Policy is provided below. 01962 737317,
If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult may be at immediate risk, contact the Police on 999
Parish Safeguarding Officer (Ringwood with Ellingham & Harbridge): Elizabeth Halford, 01425 489898, email@example.com.
Parish Safeguarding Officer (St Leonards and St Ives): Hilary Cooper, 07763 986557, firstname.lastname@example.org
Diocesan Safguarding Advisor: Jacqui Rowlands,