St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and all volunteers share this commitment.
The Safeguarding Officers are:
Sarah Fletcher - 0208 289 8262
Michele Fox - 0208 777 2056
The Churchwardens are :
Bill Derham - 07952 218892
Jeremy Tagg - 07964 540460
Help can be obtained from:
The Local Authority - the London Borough of Bromley -
Children’s services (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm): 020 8461 7373 / 7379 / 7026
Out of hours/weekends/public holidays: 0300 303 8671
Email the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH): firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are seriously concerned about a child's immediate safety, call 999 and ask for the police.
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).
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details:
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton email@example.com 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon email@example.com 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622
Further information can be found in the diocese policy document “A Safe Church”, a copy of which can be found in the church by the font, or online here