Safeguarding 2019-07-29T16:19:53+00:00

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

Safeguarding Officer
Louisa Nevison-Andrews

Church Wardens
Sam Hart & Vanessa Ratcliffe


The Diocesan Safeguarding Team
Kate Singleton, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 020 7939 9423

Marie Daly, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 020 7939 9441

Louise Vernon, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 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).