We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at Emmanuel Church.
We comply with the Church of England and Diocese of Southwark‘s policies regarding safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our policy, in line with ‘A Safe Church’ guidance from the diocese, can be found here.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (and Deputies) are listed below 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, which is not urgent, 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.
Deputy Safeguarding Officer (Vulnerable Adults)