Promoting a Safer Church

 We have adopted A Safe Church as our safeguarding policy. It is available in full here from the Diocese of Southwark.

For information on where to get help with domestic abuse during COVID-19, please click here.

The following contacts are available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officers

Rachel Pearson 

07855 601408 /

Judith Strong 

0207 622 6159 /

The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer

Kate Singleton

020 7939 9423 / 07982 279713

The following agencies are able to provide help and advice to those who have a safeguarding concern.


NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours)
Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours)
Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours)
Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours)
Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9- 5pm)


Rectory Grove




020 7622 2128

The Parish of St Paul's, Clapham takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
Further information about safeguarding can be found here.

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