St Michael's takes its care of vulnerable adults and children very seriously, and the PCC have passed the following policies:
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-
- Upper Wickham Lane
- DA16 3AP
020 8304 1214