St. John’s the Evangelist, Blackheath takes safeguarding and the care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
We have adopted the dioceses of Southwark’s safeguarding policy ‘A safe Church’ which can be found at https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures
Sam Hart & Vanessa Ratcliffe
The Diocesan Safeguarding Team
Kate Singleton, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 7939 9423
Marie Daly, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
email@example.com, 020 7939 9441
Louise Vernon, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
firstname.lastname@example.org, 0207 939 9462
Other useful contacts
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 (freephone Monday to Friday 9- 5pm).