Christ Church and St. John, Clapham

SAFEGUARDING


We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at Parish of Christ Church and St. John, Clapham. Please download our Child Protection Policy below.

Parish Safeguarding Officers and local authority Children and Adults Services

Child Protection Adviser: Sharon Donaldson 020 7720 2699

Revd Penny Rose-Casemore: 020 7622 3552

Lambeth Child Protection Team: 020 7926 5600

Lambeth Social Services: 020 7926 1000

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.

Childline: 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 (freephone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).

Diocesan Safeguarding Team contact numbers

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton: kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers Marie Daly: marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295

Louise Vernon: louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622

Helpful links

www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding

Current edition of 'A Safe Church': https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures