Safeguarding Information

Safeguarding everyone at Hardwick Baptist Church is a priority for us.

It’s an outworking of our Biblical Principles.

We operate a comprehensive safeguarding policy, particularly for the care of children and vulnerable adults. A copy is available on request from the designated Safeguarding Lead. We subscribe to Christian Safeguarding Services and independent advice is also available from them following the contact details below.

Our designated safeguarding lead is Jane Lawson.

Our Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator is Katherine Coverdale.

In emergency call Stockton Borough Council or the Police

Children’s services: 01642 130080; 01642 524552 (outside office hours)

Adults’ services: First contact team 01642 527764

Christian Safeguarding Services’ Advice Line: 07960 751778. Website: