Contact the Team

If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

If you wish to report any safeguarding concerns directly to the Diocese of Ely, please contact the team on the following number.

Safeguarding Duty Phone 01353 652747

Please do not use this number for queries about DBS checks, training or recruitment issues.

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Rebecca Boswell

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: (part-time) Sharon Gage

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: (part-time) Lisa Pearson

Training, Criminal Record Checks and Parish Safeguarding Officer Support

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer- Sarah King

Safeguarding Administrative Support - DBS checks (part-time) Jackie Cox

Safeguarding Administrative Support- Training (part-time) Kelly Nott

We understand reporting abuse may be very difficult and distressing to you and it may add to your hurt by our not being able to immediately assist you.

Therefore here are the contact details of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24-hour basis or through specialist helplines and services:

Local Contacts - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough & Norfolk

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Children's Services

Cambridgeshire Tel: 0345 045 5203

Peterborough Tel: 01733 864180

Out of hours (Cambridge & Peterborough):01733 234724

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board

Tel:0345 045 5202 Out of hours: 01733 234724

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Adult Services

Cambridgeshire Tel:0345 045 5202

Peterborough Tel:01773 747474

Norfolk Children's Services

Norfolk Tel 0344 800 8020

Norfolk Safeguarding Children Board website

Norfolk Adult Services

Norfolk Tel: 0344 800 8020

Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board website

  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 ((lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)