The Parochial Church Council of Sunderland Minster is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. A full text can be found by clicking here on this link (opens in a new window)

If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult has been harmed or is at risk of harm, do not hesitate to contact the Parish Safeguarding Officer or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser for advice and support.

If you wish to report an allegation of abuse from the past, or in the present, please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser. Your information will be treated appropriately and kept confidential.

Contact Details

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Beth Miller

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Joanne Bolton

Telephone: 0191 5654066

Cuthbert House,


Telephone: 07968034075

To visit the Diocesan Safeguarding page please click here on this link (opens in a new window)