St Austell Parish and …


St Austell Parish is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. We aim to do this in a coordinated and supported manner and follow safeguarding advice and guidelines issued by the Diocese of Truro. If you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or adult at risk here is our dedicated email address

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Service or the Police without delay.

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns

Name: Lynne Keast
Role: Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator
Tel: 01726 64299

Name: Howard Flint
Role: Parish Priest
Tel: 01726 64299

Name: Sarah Acraman
Role: Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Tel: 01872 274351
Out of Hours for after 5pm and weekends: 01208 251300

In emergency situation

Local Authority Children’s Social Care
0300 1231 116

Local Authority Adult’s Social Care
0300 1234 131

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the Police on 101


NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action on Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141