The Parish of Petersham takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
We have adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Policy Statement and the Policies of Southwark Diocese on Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse.
You may contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer Fiona Sandford at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Churchwardens can be contacted through the parish office at email@example.com
Key helpline information to include at:
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).
Link to current edition of A Safe Church to include at (d):