Safeguarding Templates and Resources

You can download the latest edition of the Parish Safeguarding Handbook here. To request a hard copy of the handbook, contact Church House Publishing.


PARISH RESOURCES can be accessed here

Diocesan Lone Worker Guidance 

Ann Craft Trust Safeguarding Resources


Model Documents

Responding to a safeguarding concern or allegation

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Guidance

Guidance on genuine occupational requirements

Safe Spaces poster (QR Code)

Safe Spaces poster (male)

Safe Spaces poster (female)


Safeguarding Virtual Library

The Safeguarding Virtual library can be found on the National Training Portal. Safeguarding Training Portal (

Your library contains a range of publications, literature, and other resources, both academic and practical, broadly captured into the following categories: Literature; Podcasts; Video; Research; External Organisations (with links); Infographics; Webinars.


Risk Assessment Examples

Advent & Christmas Services RA Baby and Toddler Group RA Baby and Toddler Group 2 RA
Bell Tower RA Christingle Service RA Christmas Carol Concert RA
Christmas Fair RA Christmas Tree Festival RA Church RA
Church Cottage RA Church Cottage 2 RA Coffee and Chat RA
Coffee Morning and Social Event RA Crisis Management RA Dementia Group RA
Eco Church RA Event inc Concert RA Fireworks RA
Forest Church RA Generic Group RA Graveyard RA
Groundswork RA Hall RA Holiday Club RA
Hope Centre RA House Group RA Kitchen RA
Holy Island RA Light Station RA Lunch Club RA
Lunch Club 2 RA Main Hall RA Messy Church RA
Messy Church 2 RA Messy Church 3 RA Messy Church 4 RA
Messy Church 5 RA Music Concert RA Music Group RA
Open Church RA Outdoor Carols RA Pastoral Team RA
Pastoral Team 2 RA Pastoral Visiting RA Platinum Jubilee RA
Pregnancy RA School Assembly RA Schools Services
Social Function RA Springtingle RA St. Cuthbert's RA
Study Group RA Sunday School RA Sunday School 2 RA
Sunday School 3 RA Sunday School 4 RA Tea at Three RA
Teatime Church RA Theatre Production RA Toddler Group RA
Toddler Group 2 RA Tree Festival RA Working with Children RA
Young Church RA Youth Group RA Youth Group 2 RA
Youth Group 3 RA Weddings and Funerals RA  
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