Safeguarding

We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St Alban's. Our Parish Safeguarding Officers, Anthony and Hazel, can be contacted on 020 8677 0010 or 020 8672 9788 and our churchwarden, Kenneth, can be contacted on 020 8769 2725.

Helpline information for children and vulnerable adults:

  • 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 Abust Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)

Diocese of Southwark Safeguarding Advisers can be contacted as follows:

  • 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 Officers: Marie Daly marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295       and Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622

To view the latest diocesan policies on safeguarding (which St Alban's church follows), follow the link below to see the current edition of 'A Safe Church'

A Safe Church