As an organisation concerned with Christian principles and ministry in family life, the nurture and protection of children and vulnerable adults is at the heart of Mothers’ Union. Both individually as members and collectively as an organisation, Mothers’ Union has a duty to protect children and vulnerable adults, doing everything possible to ensure that they are safe when left in Mothers’ Union’s temporary care.


Mothers’ Union Diocese of Chichester follows the safeguarding guidance and policies issued by the Church of England and Mothers' Union.

The following policies were agreed at a meeting of Trustees on 20 May 2020, to be reviewed in July 2021 and thereafter in January of each year.

Mothers' Union Diocese of Chichester Safeguarding Policy

Equal Opportunities

Handling, Use, Secure Storage, Retention and Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information

Safer recruitment policy and procedures