Safeguarding

The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of being abused, is being abused or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from St George’s Safeguarding Officer, Jo Lewins on 07910 338262 or our other Parish Safeguarding Officer, Sue Hall on 07812 112190. Alternatively in the parish, please contact our Team Rector, the Rev Margaret Cave on 07740 859958, or Hugh Constant, our Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, on 020 7939 9423 or 07982 2797213.

For urgent matters out of office hours, please ring the safeguarding duty line on 020 3874 6743.

To read our full Parish Safeguarding Policy, please click here, and for further information on our Diocesan policies and procedures follow this link.

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of a child or adult, please contact the Police via 999 and your local authority Children’s or Adults’ Services Department.

Helplines

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141