St Michael's takes its care of vulnerable adults and children very seriously, and the PCC have passed the following policies:

Safeguarding policy

Domestic Abuse

Complaints and grievance procedure

These are taken from our diocesan safeguarding documentation- A Safer Church

If you have any concerns about Safeguarding, do not hesitate to contact the Vicar or one of our Safeguarding officers:

Sharon Stoddart, 020 8304 2146, email

Steph or Matt Turner,  07813 537 490, email

Or our Diocesan Safeguarding Officers:

Kate Singleton, 020 7939 9423, email.

Steve Short, 020 7939 9441, email.

Louise Vernon, 020 7939 9462, email.

The following national bodies exist to help with safeguarding concerns:

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).