We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St. Alban's. Our Parish Safeguarding Officers can be contacted on [email protected] as can our Churchwardens.
If you need help with child and adult safeguarding issues contact :
Adult care referrals Croydon 020 8726 6500
Children’s Services Croydon 020 8726 6400 (24 hours)
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).
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton [email protected]
020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly [email protected] 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon [email protected] 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622
'The Diocese of Southwark is committed to the safeguarding of children young people and adults and as a result has developed policies, procedures and training at all levels of the Diocese. Please use the link below for the latest edition of 'A Safe Church'
Promoting a Safer Church: House of Bishop's Policy Statement (2017) https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/PromotingSaferChurchWeb.pdf
Our Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded . Please click on the box below.