At Durham Cathedral the welfare of everyone we welcome, including children, young people and vulnerable adults, is a priority and safeguarding is at the heart of everything we do. The aim is to ensure a safe environment for everyone who wishes to worship, visit or contribute to any of the cathedrals activities.

Find help and support:

If you would like to discuss safeguarding at the cathedral or need to report any concerns, you can contact the Durham Cathedral Safeguarding Officer using the following details:


07951 624103

If you have urgent concerns about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999.

Support for victims and survivors

Durham Cathedral is committed to supporting victims and survivors of abuse. We would encourage anyone affected by abuse, either as a victim or because they know someone who has been a victim, to contact us for help and advice.