Contact your District Safeguarding Officer (DSO)

On this page you will find contact details for your District Safeguarding Officer and links to District safeguarding information

Contact your District Safeguarding Officer :

  • To raise a Safeguarding concern or query
  • For information on Safeguarding Training
  • For clarification of Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Guidance
  • For DBS/PVG Checks

 


2 WALES SYNOD CYMRU

Rhian Evans-Hill - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07722 045 453
Email: dso.safeguarding@methodistwales.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:   

Wales Synod | The Methodist Church in Wales (methodistwales.org.uk)

 

 


 

5 BIRMINGHAM

Susan (Sue) Holder - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07508 232 773
Email: birminghamsafeguarding@birminghammethodist.org.uk

Stephanie Bradley - Assistant DSO - Training/Audit
Tel: 07494 734 473
Email: StephanieBradley@birminghammethodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding — Birmingham Methodist District

 

 


 

6 BOLTON & ROCHDALE

Helen Bolton - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07498 800 427
Email: boltonandrochdaledso@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding | Bolton and Rochdale Methodist District (barmd.org.uk)

 

 


 

7 BRISTOL

Kevin Maidment - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07925 894 649
Email: bristol@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding - Bristol Methodist District

 

 


 

9 CUMBRIA


Graham Kay - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07704 037 011
Email: Cumbria.district@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Cumbria Methodist District Safeguarding

 

 


 

10 CHANNEL ISLANDS


Jane Fisher - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07840 186 814                        

Email:  janefisher05@gmail.com 

 Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

 Jersey Methodist Circuit | C.I. District

 

 


 

11 CHESTER & STOKE ON TRENT

Chris Lewis - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07305 141 501
Email: safeguarding@chestokemethodists.com

 Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

 Chester and Stoke on Trent District Safeguarding (candsmethodists.org.uk)

 


 

12 CORNWALL  AND ISLES OF SCILLY

David Cross - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07925 353 553
Email: david.cross@cornwallmethodists.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding | Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (cornwallmethodists.org.uk)

 

 


 

13 DARLINGTON


Carolyn Godfrey - Regional Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07534 346 374
Email: Newcastle.darlington@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit Safeguarding in the North East Region Website (Newcastle and Darlington Districts): Darlington District - Safeguarding (darlingtonmethodistdistrict.org.uk)


14 EAST ANGLIA


Neil van Holland - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07787 225 230

Email: eastanglia@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding (eangliamethodist.org.uk)

 

 


 

15 ISLE OF MAN

 

Tony Connell - Ecumenical Safeguarding Advisor and Coordinator
Tel:  07624 235970
Email: safeguarding@sodorandman.im

Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

 Isle of Man - SAFEGUARDING (methodist.org.im)

 

 


 

17 LINCOLNSHIRE

Howard Smedley - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07758 239 286
Email: safeguarding@lincolnshiremethodist.org.uk

 Visit District Safeguarding Website:  Safeguarding – Responding Well – Lincolnshire Methodist District

 


18 LIVERPOOL  


Linda Locke - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07341 773 728)
Email: safeguarding@liverpoolmethodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:   

Safeguarding Policy - Liverpool Methodist District

 

 


 

19 MANCHESTER & STOCKPORT

 

 


Helen Bolton - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07498 800 427
Email: mands@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

Safeguarding - Manchester and Stockport Methodist District (mandsmethodists.org.uk)

 


 

20 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Carolyn Godfrey  - Regional Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07534 346 374
Email: Newcastle.darlington@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website: Safeguarding | Newcastle upon Tyne Methodist District (newcastlemethodistdistrict.org)

Visit Safeguarding in the North East Region Website (Newcastle and Darlington Districts):  Darlington District - Safeguarding (darlingtonmethodistdistrict.org.uk) 


21 LANCASHIRE

Graham Kay - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07704 037 011
Email: Lancashire.district@dso.methodist.org.uk

 Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

 Safeguarding - Lancashire Methodist District

 


 

22 NOTTINGHAM & DERBY


Revd Susan McIvor - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07434 284 633             
Email: districtsafeguarding@methodist-nd.org.uk

 Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

 Safeguarding – Nottingham & Derby Methodist District (methodist-nd.org.uk)

 


 

 23 NORTHAMPTON

General Safeguarding - enquiries/referrals
Email: safeguarding@northamptonmethodistdistrict.org.uk

Sally Wan (District Safeguarding Officer)
Tel: 07548 315537
Email: dso@northamptonmethodistdistrict.org.uk

Neil Hutchinson (Safeguarding Learning and Development Officer)
Tel:  07887 452736
Email:  sgtraining@northamptonmethodistdistrict.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  Northampton Methodist District | Northampton District Safeguarding


24 PLYMOUTH & EXETER

Chrissie Slaney - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07794 133 797
Email: safeguarding@pemd.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  

Safeguarding | Plymouth & Exeter Methodist District (pemd.org.uk)

 


 

25 SHEFFIELD


Alison Hill - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07483 362 735
Email: safeguarding@sheffieldmethodist.org

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  Sheffield Methodist District Safeguarding


 

26 SOUTHAMPTON

Jane Fisher - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07840 186 814
Email: safeguarding@sdmc.org.uk      

Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

Safeguarding | Southampton District Methodist Church (sdmc.org.uk)

 


                

27 YORKSHIRE WEST

Emma Goodley - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07743  006 413
Email: dso@ywmethodist.org.uk

Laura Tunnacliffe - Assistant District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07354  862 617
Email: adso@ywmethodist.org.uk 

Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

Information and Forms: Yorkshire West Methodist

 


 

 28 WOLVES & SHREWSBURY

Susan (Sue) Holder - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07508 232 773
Email: birminghamsafeguarding@birminghammethodist.org.uk

Stephanie Bradley - Assistant DSO - Training/Audit
Tel: 07494 734 473
Email: StephanieBradley@birminghammethodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website: 

SAFEGUARDING — Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist District (wsmethodist.org.uk)

 


 

 29 YORKSHIRE NORTH AND EAST

Jane Masterman - District Safeguarding Officer (casework contact)
Email: safeguarding@yorkshirenemethodist.org

Tel: 07596 515021

Laura Tunnacliffe - Assistant District Safeguarding Officer (DBS and Training contact)

Tel:  07534 862617
Email:   adso@yorkshirenemethodist.org

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  Safeguarding – Yorkshire North & East Methodist District (yorkshirenemethodist.org)


31 SCOTLAND & 32 SHETLAND

Euan Morrison - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel:  07592 447880   
Email: scotland@dso.methodist.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:  Safeguarding in the District – The Methodist Church in Scotland


 

 

 34 BEDFORDSHIRE, ESSEX & HERTS


 
General Safeguarding - enquiries/referrals:
Email: safeguarding@behdistrict.org.uk 

Gill Crippen - District Safeguarding Officer/Team Leader                                                                               
Tel: 07722 024250 

Pauline Jackson - District Safeguarding Officer                                                                                 
Tel: 07508 410758   
   

Visit District Safeguarding Website:   

Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire District : Safeguarding (behdistrict.org.uk)

 


 

35 LONDON DISTRICT

Claire de Stefano - District Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 07960 877 740
Email: safeguarding@methodistlondon.org.uk

Visit District Safeguarding Website:   

Safeguarding (methodistlondon.org.uk)

 


 

 36 SOUTH EAST DISTRICT


Vacant - District Safeguarding Officer
 Tel:  tbc
 Email: safeguarding@methodistsoutheast.org

Philippa Read has left her role as DSO for the South East Methodist District.  In the interim period, until a new DSO is appointed, Grahame Snelling will be providing cover for essential and urgent safeguarding matters. 

  • Please let Grahame know of any new safeguarding concerns at the first possible opportunity.
  • Grahame will make contact about any current pieces of work that require his input going forward. 

Grahame’s contact details are:

grahamesolutions@gmail.com

07827 321130

 For general queries, visit District Safeguarding Website:   Methodist South East District - Safeguarding

Training

For queries regarding:

  • Foundation Module - Train the Trainers
  • Advanced Module - Online
  • Advanced Module - Hybrid

email Jon White, Regional Learning & Development Officer 

For queries regarding:

  • Foundation Module - Face to Face
  • Foundation Module - Online

...contact your circuit Safeguarding Officer or trainers

DBS

For general assistance regarding processing DBS applications, please email DDC or call DDC:   0116 260 3055. 

For ministerial DBS queries, email Wendy Cory, District Administrator 


 

 

 


 


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