Our Parish safeguarding officers are:
Rodney Ovenden (St Anselm's; lead safeguarding officer)
Dave Farrell (St Anselm's)
Tekha Kidane (St Anselm's)
Paula Philby (St Peter's)
Our church wardens are:
Where to get help with child and adult safeguarding issues
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).
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:
Kate Singleton: email@example.com - 020 7939 9423 - Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers:
Marie Daly: firstname.lastname@example.org - 020 7939 9441 - Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon: email@example.com - 020 7939 9462 - Mobile 07946 255622
Click the links to download:
A Safe Church - The Diocese of Southwark's manual of policies, procedures and guidelines for safeguarding children, safeguarding adults who may be vulnerable, and responding to domestic abuse