Christ Church Brockham

  • Brockham Green
  • Brockham
  • Betchworth
  • Surrey
  • RH3 7JH

01306 611224
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safeguarding


The Parish of Christ Church Brockham takes the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.  In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy, our church is committed to:


• promoting a safer environment and culture


• safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the church


• responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation


• caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons


• caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons


• responding to those who may pose a present risk to others


 


Our Parish Safeguarding Officer:


Mrs.  Janet Schmitt - Tel: 01737 844465 or 07891300600


 


Our Churchwardens:


Mr. Maurice Dailey – Tel: 843058


Mr. Richard Salmon – Tel: 845106





If you are concerned about the safety of a young person or vulnerable adult you can contact the Surrey Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub  on: 0300 470 9100.  (Out of hours phone:  01483 517898 to speak to the duty team).


In an emergency please dial 999 for the police.


For more information please click here:


https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/concerned-for-someones-safety


 


Other key helpline information:


• 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).


 


The Diocese of Southwark Safeguarding Team contact information:


  • Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)

  • Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon Marie Daly

  • Marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295

  • Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622


 


The current edition of A Safe Church can be accessed here: https://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures