The Cornwall Faith Forum (CFF) is fully committed to the safeguarding, care, and nurture of children and vulnerable adults within our community. We support faith communities to protect, prevent and detect any potential abuse through promoting a clear and robust Policy with Guidelines.

All Cornwall Faith Forum’s trustees, staff and volunteers are required to follow a code of behaviour and practice, outlined in our safeguarding policy statement (see below), designed to safeguard children and vulnerable adults from harm.

The CFF requires that safeguarding training is undertaken for all volunteer roles when working with children and vulnerable adults and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where the role description requires one.

The CFF commits to:

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others.

The CFF Safeguarding Co-ordinator:

Eve Salthouse [email protected]

If you have a safeguarding matter in relation to the CFF please contact Eve.

Get in touch

If you would like to talk to someone regarding a safeguarding matter, here are some people to contact:

  • Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Sarah Acraman* (if Eve Salthouse is not available) – tel 01872 274351 (office hours)  [email protected]
  • Out of hours for an urgent safeguarding response from Social Care contact 01208 251300
  • Police – tel 101 or 999 in an emergency
  • Chair of the CFF, Andrew Yates* – tel 01872 274351 (office hours)  [email protected]

* Office base address:  Church House, Woodlands Court, Truro Business Park, Threemilestone, Truro, Cornwall  TR4 9NH

CofE Parish Safeguarding Handbook
CFF Safeguarding Policy Statement
CFF Trustees Extract
Whistleblowing Policy (a)