Promoting a Safer Church
We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St George's and the Parish of East Greenwich. The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.
If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others please seek advice from our safeguarding officer, churchwardens or the Team Vicar. Their contact information is below:
Joanne Lucas, Safeguarding Officer Tel: 07709 571777 [email protected]
Janet Clipsham, Churchwarden Tel: 07958 653456 [email protected]
Helen Frith, Churchwarden Tel: 07764 617025 [email protected]
Rev. Robert T. (Tim) Yeager, Team Vicar Tel: 07804 614245 [email protected]
Rev. Margaret Cave, Team Rector Tel: 07440 859958 [email protected]
Kate Singleton is our Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, [email protected] (020 7939 94523).
For urgent matters out of office hours ring 07982 2797213
For further information on our Diocesan policies and procedures follow this link, ‘A Safe Church’
If there is immediate risk of danger contact the Police on 101.
Promoting a safer environment
Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults.
Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Responding to those that may pose a present risk</span>
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
Childline: 0800 1111
Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
Samaritans: 116 123
Family Lives 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Action On Elder Abuse: 080 8808 8141