We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St Philips. Our Safeguarding Parish officers can be contacted on - firstname.lastname@example.org - and our Churchwardens can be contacted on.
We follow the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Click here for details of the Diocesan framework:- https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures
Further help with child and adult safeguarding issues can be obtained from:-
If you have concerns you can contact a member of the Southwark Diocese safeguarding team:-
Kate Singleton - Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - email@example.com
telephone 0207 9399433 (office) or mobile 07982279713 (urgent matters and out of hours only)
Marie Daly - Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone 0207 9399441 (office) or mobile 07946255295
Louise Vernon - Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser - email@example.com
Telephone 0207 9399462 or mobile 07946255622
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline - 0808 800 5000 (lines are free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
Childline - 0800 1111 (lines are free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or a young person and are worried about anything.
National Domesti Violernce Helpline - 0808 2000 247 (lines are free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
Samaritans Helpline - 116 123 (lines are free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are struggling and need someone to speak to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline - 0808 808 8141 (Freephone Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.00)
Reminder - The link to the current edition of A Safe Church is:-
The Parish of St Philip the Apostle takes safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information and useful links can be found via the tab marked "Safeguarding" at the top of the page.