The Parish Church of St Hilda, Abbess of Hartlepool

The Parochial Church Council of St Hilda, Hartlepool is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.  

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St Hilda, Hartlepool please contact the Parish Priest, Rev Verity Brown, on 01429 423186,

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller - she can be contacted as follows:

Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY

Email: or

Mobile: 07968 034075

For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding pages:

Please click on the relevant policy to view or download it

Parish Safeguarding Policy

Parish Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse