Safeguarding at Saint Stephen’s

At Saint Stephen’s we are careful that our Community and visitors are all treated with respect. We desire everyone to feel safe and to be kept safe. If you would like to raise any Safeguarding concerns in confidence, please contact Catherine Phillips, who is the Parish Safeguarding Officer.

Catherine may be contacted via, or via the Parish Office.

You can read our Safeguarding Policy in full here (PDF).

Our Parish Safeguarding Officers are the first people to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or adult with vulnerability. 


If you would prefer to speak with someone outside our church:

Adam Bond (Bristol Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser)

0117 9060100 (Out of Hours - 0845 120 4550)


Other contacts you may find useful:

Bristol City Council Safeguarding Team

First Response 0117 903 6444


NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000 /


Childline 0800 1111


Police Telephone: 101, in an emergency call 999