St James' takes safeguarding very seriously. The PCC are fully committed to implementing all Church of England safeguarding policies, and to the safety of children, young people, and vulnerable adults in our community.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer can be contacted with any concerns you may have.
Jane Kennedy tel: 07802 284 756 email: Email Jane here
You can also contact our Churchwardens:
- Maggie Glover: tel: 0208 668 7546
More information about Safeguarding, including A Safe Church (Southwark's Diocesian Safeguarding Policies and Procedures) and other points of contact for confidential advice, can be found on the Diocese website http://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures
The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor at the Diocese of Southwark is Kate Singleton:
Tel: 020 7939 9423
Mob: 07982 279 713
Address: Trinity House, 4 Chapel Court, Borough High Street, London, SE1 1HW
In an emergency or where there is immediate risk of harm
For non-emergency situations you can contact Croydon Council's Safeguarding Services:
Croydon Council Child Protection Team - 0208 255 2888 for URGENT child protection matters needing immediate same-day attention
Out of hours emergency social work service for urgent child protection matters that cannot wait until the next working day Tel: 0208 726 6400 and ask for "Out of Hours" Team
For Non-urgent concerns about a child or young person call the Contact Centre on Tel: 0208 726 6400
Croydon Council Adult Abuse Reporting Line Tel: 0208 726 6500