We take the care and safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officers can be contacted by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specific sources of help and support can be found below:
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 are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 - (call freephone Monday to Friday 9- 5 pm).
The Diocese of Southwark's Safeguarding Advisers can be contacted as follows:
The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Pamela Chisholm. She can be contacted as follows:
020 7939 9423
Mobile: 07982279713 (for urgent matters or out of hours)
The Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers are Marie Daly and Louise Vernon. They can be contacted as follows:
Marie Daly email@example.com
020 7939 9441
Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon: firstname.lastname@example.org
020 7939 9462
Mobile 07946 255622
A copy of the Diocese of Southwark's guide to Safeguarding, A Safe Church, can be downloaded here.
A copy of our parish safeguarding policy is also available below. All groups hiring the church premises must all subscribe and abide by this.
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