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We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at S. Michael and All Angels, Abbey Wood.  We follow the Safeguarding procedures of the Diocese of Southwark, these are set out in ‘A Safe Church’ at https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Mrs Susan Robinson and she can be contacted on 01322523870 and our Churchwardens are Mr Peter Ludlow who can be contacted on 02083108045 and Mr Christopher Harper who can be contacted on 07519620983

The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor is Kate Singleton, who can be contacted on kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org  or 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)

The Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers are,

Marie Daly who can be contacted on

marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org     Tel 020 7939 9441   Mobile 07946 255295

Louise Vernon who can be contacted on louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org   Tel 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622

The Diocese of Southwark have suggested the following as further sources of advice and support

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 to 5 pm).

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Safeguarding Team can be contacted at fis@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. and on 0208921 3172. The out of hours emergencies  number is 020 8854 8888.

The London Borough of Bexley Safeguarding Team can be contacted on 020 3045 5440.
and out of hours (020 8303 7777 or 020 8303 7171.  Childrenssocialcare.admin@bexley.gov.uk

Page last updated 20-06-19