Local Contacts

If you need any kind of support or advice, please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, the DBS Administrator or your Archdeacon:

Jenny Price

Jenny Price

Safeguarding Trainer and Volunteer Coordinator

jenny.price@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
07800 740001

Jenny was a Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser for 12 years in the Northern Province, previously having been an Education Safeguarding lead in a Local Authority. She brings many years’ safeguarding experience and having been born and brought up in Liverpool, where they talk a lot, says she has a fund of relevant situations which help to promote both good understanding and best practice in safeguarding across the Diocese of York.

Dr Mike Tyler

Dr Mike Tyler

Safeguarding Administrator

mike.tyler@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01904 202561

Mike maintains office systems in support of the work of the Safeguarding Advisers, and additionally organises and supports strategic and operational safeguarding group meetings. He processes safeguarding checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for the diocese and for parishes, advising on process and flagging issues on certificates as required.

The Venerable Andy Broom

The Venerable Andy Broom

Archdeacon of the East Riding

ader@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01482 881659

Andy was born in Norwich and studied Geography and Politics at Keele University. He was a youth worker for three years before training for ordination at Trinity College, Bristol. He served his curacy at All Saints Wellington in Telford and then became Curate in Charge of St John's Walton within the parish of St Thomas Brampton in Chesterfield. He became Vicar of St John's when a new parish was created in 2000 and in 2009 became Director of Mission and Ministry in Derby Diocese.

Andy's PA is Ruth Bannister, who can be contacted through ruth.bannister@yorkdiocese.org.

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The Venerable Dr Amanda Bloor

The Venerable Dr Amanda Bloor

Archdeacon of Cleveland

adcl@yorkdiocese.orgSend Email
01642 706095

Amanda became Archdeacon of Cleveland in 2020, having served as Priest in Charge of Holy Trinity Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands in the Diocese of Portsmouth.

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Safeguarding Administration: If you are having technical troubles with the website, the self-audit or would like some help accessing information, please contact 01904 699500.

You can also contact your local Safeguarding Children's Board:

Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) were established by the Children Act 2004. LSCBs are now the key system in every part of the country for organisations to come together to agree on how they will cooperate with one another to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. The purpose of this partnership is to hold each other to account and to ensure safeguarding children remains high on the agenda across their region.

Our LSCBs are:

National Support Networks

You can also contact the following national support networks:

Church of England Resources

National safeguarding resources from the Church of England, including House of Bishop's policy statements, safeguarding developments, and resources for parishes: www.churchofengland.org


'thirtyone:eight' (formerly The Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service, CCPAS) is the only independent Christian safeguarding charity in the UK, which provides a 24 hour confidential helpline professional training and advice, news updates, support and resources, and other specialist safeguarding services: thirtyoneeight.org


The Child Exploitation Online Protection (CEOP) website provides the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology for children, parents and teachers: www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Safe Network

The NSPCC's Safe Network provides safeguarding information related to activities outside the home – from after school art clubs to weekend reading groups: www.safenetwork.org.uk

Stop it Now!

Stop it Now! works to prevent sexual abuse of children, and believes and acts on the principle that all adults are responsible for protecting the most vulnerable in society: www.stopitnow.org.uk


The NWG offer support and advice to those working with children and young people under eighteen who are affected by abuse through sexual exploitation. The network links professionals involved in creating the best response for children and young people and their families who have become subjected to child sexual exploitation: www.nwgnetwork.org

Concerned about our Safeguarding Practice?

If you have any concerns about our practice as a Diocese and wish to make a complaint, the policy below sets out how this can be done.