St Swithun's

Sharing the love of God in Hither Green

Safeguarding

The parish of St Swithun’s takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable

adults very seriously.


Our Parish Safeguarding Officers (PSOs) can be contacted on:

Olivia Daley 07956618629 daleyops@aol.com and Patricia Francis 07766811853

Our Churchwarden can be contacted on: Diane Keen 07805619142 diane@saintswithuns.org.uk


You can receive help and information with child and adult safeguarding issues from:


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).


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 and Louise Vernon

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


Link to current edition of A Safe Church:

https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures