Safeguarding

‘We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St Peter and St Paul, Chaldon. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Claire Robinson and our Churchwardens are Lorraine Elliott and Fiona Tarrant. They can be contacted by email here.

Information on safeguarding can also be obtained from local and national agencies below are some contact numbers of where to get help with child and adult safeguarding issues.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline
Call 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line
Call 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
Contact number 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline
Call 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
Call 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm).

Diocesan Safeguarding Team contact info
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser Pamela Chisholm can be contacted by email here, or by phone on 020 7939 9423 or Mobile 07982 279713. For safeguarding concerns out of office hours, please call 020 3874 6743.

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Verno.
Marie Daly – can be contacted by email here or  by phone on 020 7939 9441 or Mobile 07946 255295.

Louise Vernon – can be contacted by email here or by phone on 020 7939 9462 or Mobile 07946 255622.

The current edition of A Safe Church, Southwark’s safeguarding policy and procedures.