Keeping People Safe


The Church of England and the leadership of Grace Church Thetford is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. We recognise the important role that the church has in caring for both young and old alike, and to that end we seek to provide a safe and caring environment that promotes the welfare of the vulnerable in our society.


If you are a child or young person and you need to talk to someone about something in our church that isn’t right or has upset you, please contact: The Revd Peter Herbert (01842 763579


Or you can contact ChildLine about anything, big or small. You can call them free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online here.

However you choose to contact ChildLine, you’re in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.


If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult, or the care that is being provided, then please contact:


Parish Safeguarding Officer (Children and Young People): The Revd Peter Herbert  (01842 763579;


Parish Safeguarding Officer (Vulnerable Adults): Mrs Margaret Back (01842 750302;


Further information can also be found on the Diocese of Norwich’s Safeguarding web pages here.

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