Church of England Diocese of Southwark Peckham St. John with St. Andrew

Safeguarding - A Safe Church

The Parish of St John Chrysostom with St Andrew, Peckham takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. 

Further information about safeguarding can be found at https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures

> Parish safeguarding officers are listed below and can be contacted by phone - 

Althea Smith - 079653225526

Sharon Gabriel - 07904397021

> Churchwardens are listed below and can be contacted by phone:

Linda Smith - 07930857933

Maria Gabriel - 02076396221

Please raise with them any concerns about children or any vulnerable adults at risk.


Key Helpline information:

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 08088005000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line: 08001111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything. 

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808200247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (opened 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to. 

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 08088088141 (freephone Monday to Friday 9-5 pm)


Diocesan Safeguarding  Advisers contact details include :

Diocesan Safeguarding Adverser, Kate Singleton - [email protected]

Tel - 02079399432 Mobile - 07982179713 (For urgent matters out of hours)

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Mary Daly and Louise Vernon

Marie Daly - [email protected] Tel - 02079399441 Mobile - 07946255295

Louise Vernon - [email protected] Tel - 02079399462 Mobile - 07946255622

Further information at: https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures