Safeguarding

PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH

 

The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church

 

House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people & adults

 

IF YOU ARE CONCERNED

That someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary, report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay

 

OUR COMMITMENTS

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for victims / survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk

Local contacts available to speak to you if you have any concerns

Paul Salter

Parish Safeguarding Officer

077 3939 1522

Paul.m.salter@hotmail.com

 

Andrew Munro

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

020 3837 5092

andrew.munro@london.anglican.org

 

Local Authority Social Services

020 8825 8000

 

 

HELPLINES

 

  • NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • Stop it Now: 0808 1000 900
  • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
  • Samaritans: 116 123
  • Family Lives 0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Action on Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141