The parish of St Helier takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
Parish Safeguarding Officer
You can contact Vicky through the parish office on 020 8648 6050 or by email:
Emmanuel can be contacted through the parish office on 020 8648 6050 or by email:
Karen may be contacted through the parish office on 020 8648 6050 or by email:
You can find help from the following agencies and organisations:
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).
The Southwark Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers can be contacted as follows:
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Kate Singleton 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers
Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622
The parish of St Helier follows the policies and guidelines set out in the Diocesan publication A Safe Church, a copy of which can be accessed here