diocesan safeguarding Adviser

You can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Joanna Van Lachterop on 07458 016884 or at safeguarding.adviser@carlislediocese.org.uk . Joanna works full time for the Diocese. Further details about Diocesan Safeguarding can be found here.

If you believe a child to be at immediate risk, you must contact Cumbria Children's Services using the 24 hour number below, or the police.

cumbria county council children's services

The multi-agency safeguarding hub or an out of hours social worker can be contacted on:

0333 240 1727

Urgent concerns about vulnerable adults should be referred to your local District Adult Social Care office (details available on the Cumbria County Council  website) or the Emergency Duty Team on 01228 526690 outside of normal office hours.