The care, well being and safety of all people is of utmost importance to us. You can read our Parish Safeguarding Policy here.
We are part of the Diocese of Southwark. You can read about the diocesan policies, procedures and guidelines for safeguarding children and adults who may be vulnerable, in ‘A Safe Church’ – available here.
The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy Statement is available to read here.
If you have a safeguarding concern that you would like to share, the details of what to do and who to contact are here.
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
Childline: 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 9am – 5pm).