Safeguarding 

Promoting a Safer Church

The parish of St Swithun’s takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable
adults very seriously.

Our Parish Safeguarding Officers (PSOs) can be contacted on:
Olivia Daley 07956618629 daleyops@aol.com and Patricia Francis 07766811853
Our Churchwarden, Diane Keen, can be contacted on:  07805619142 diane@saintswithuns.org.uk

 You can receive help and information with child and adult safeguarding issues from:
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 Team contact numbers
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org 020
7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622
 
Link to current edition of A Safe Church:
https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures