19th November 2018

Safeguarding

We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at Forest Hill Team Ministry. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Sara Sanbrook-Davies and our Churchwardens at St George’s are Sara Sanbrook-Davies and Judy Davis and our Churchwardens at St Michael’s are Sandra Jempson and Maureen Laurence. They can be contacted through the parish office on 020 8613 0295 / 020 8778 4563 or by emailing safeguarding@stgeorgeandstmichael.org.uk.

If you have concerns and need help with child or adult safeguarding then please contact one of the following organisations:

  • 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).

You can also contact our Diocesan Safeguarding Officers:

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon

We are actively engaged with making church a safe place for everyone who enters our doors, especially children and vulnerable adults. Click here for Southwark Diocese’s policies and procedures.

If you have any safeguarding concerns, please contact us using the information at the bottom of the page.