Keeping Safe (Safeguarding)

We are committed to ensuring that Holy Trinity and St Michael's Rayleigh ("The Parish of Rayleigh") is a safe place for all.

The Parochial Church Council of Rayleigh has adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement.

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Steve Davey. He can be contacted at church, via the Parish Office on 01268 742151 or by e-mail safeguarding@parishofrayleigh.org.uk.

The Parish of Rayleigh is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.

The Essex Safeguarding Children Board can be contacted via this link or at

"Essex Safeguarding Children Board, Room C228, County Hall, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH" Tel: 0333 013 8936 escb@essex.gov.uk

"ESAB Support Team, E3 (Zone 1), County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH" Tel: 0333 013 1019 ESAB@essex.gov.uk,

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.

The annual safeguarding report from Jan 2021 is here