The Parochial Church Council of All Saints West Dulwich takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Our Parish Safeguarding Officers and our Churchwardens can be contacted through the Parish Office by calling 020 8676 4550 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will pass your details on to them to contact you. You can also contact the Safeguarding Team of our Diocese on 020 7939 9423 or, in an emergency, 07982 279713.
As a parish church in the Church of England and in the Diocese of Southwark, we follow the policies and guidelines set out in the Diocesan publication A Safe Church, a copy of which can be accessed here.
Church of England guidance can be found here.
If you need help with child and adult safeguarding issues you may want to contact one of the following 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).
You can also contact the London Borough of Lambeth if you are worried about a child on 020 7926 5555.