Safeguarding

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 / res_pearson@hotmail.com

Judith Strong 

0207 622 6159 / jimistrong@btinternet.com

The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer

Kate Singleton

020 7939 9423 / 07982 279713

kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org

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)