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 and Patricia Francis 07766811853
Our Churchwarden, Diane Keen, can be contacted on:  07805619142

 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-

Diocesan Safeguarding Team contact numbers
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton 020
7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622
Link to current edition of A Safe Church: