We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at Emmanuel Church.
“A Safe Church” guidance from the diocese, can be found here.
“Parish Safeguarding Handbook” from The Church Of England is available here.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (and Deputies) are listed at the bottom of this page with their contact details.
Information about helplines, local authority services and Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers can be found here.
All children and adults who may be vulnerable (regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual identity) have the right to equal protection from all types of harm or abuse
We are committed to promoting and supporting environments which:
We take measures to ensure parents/carers photographs and video footage is kept for personal use only, with clearly communicated restrictions on social media sharing.
If you have a safeguarding concern or query, please contact Linda Penn, our Parish Safeguarding Officer, in confidence, by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or call office on 0208 688 6676, so your call can be forwarded. Alternatively, you may also contact, in confidence, our Vicar Rev John Adams by email on email@example.com or our Associate Vicar Jon Featherstone on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need urgent help please click here for alternative contacts.
Deputy Safeguarding Officer (Vulnerable Adults)