Safeguarding Team

The Parish takes Safeguarding of children and adults who may be vulnerable very seriously. 


We have three Safeguarding Officers who you can email or,  make contact via the Parish Office 01293 782218. You may prefer to contact the Diocese Safeguarding Team (details below) or our Churchwardens. who are part of our Safeguarding Team


Safeguarding Update during Covid-19 Please see the link A safer church domestic abuse and Covid-19


Parish Safeguarding Team

Rosemary Stone   email click here


Penny Lochead    email click here


Penny Firshman   email  click here


Diocesan Safeguarding Team

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Hugh Constant, Trinity House, 4 Chapel Court, London SE1 1HW  24 hours duty number, 020 3874 6743, work 0207939 9423 and mobile 07982 279713

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295

Louise Vernon 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622

More Information

The current Diocesan Policies and Procedures on safeguarding can be found at:  There are Policy copies available in each church. 

Where to get help

  • 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).


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