We are committed to ensuring that St Mary the Virgin, Sheering is a safe place for all.

The Parochial Church Council of St Mary the Virgin, Sheering has adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement.

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Mrs Fiona Klimcke who can be contacted at church or by email at [email protected]

St Mary the Virgin, Sheering is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford, their Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding Contacts click here

This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.


For Local Harlow Safeguarding Issues please contact:

Harlow Council’s designated Safeguarding Officer on 01279 446192

If you are a child or young person and would like to talk to someone in confidence you can call Child Line ( on0800 1111

If you would like help and/or advice or wish to speak to someone anonymously about concerns for a particular child you can call the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) ( on 0808 800 5000

If you are concerned about a vulnerable adult you can call the ASKSAL helpline on 03452 66 66 63 (SAL - Safeguarding Adults Line).

If you are concerned about the immediate safety of a child or vulnerable adult you should call the police using the 999 emergency number.