Safeguarding    

At St Philip and St James church we are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults. 
Our PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website  
 

 
Liz Archibald


Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Liz Archibald, who may be contacted at church or on safeguarding@pipnjims.co.uk or 07501 939783 



We are part of the Diocese of Rochester. The Bishop’s Adviser for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults is Janice Keen
Tel: 01634 560000 or 07787445032
 Email: janice.keen@rochester.anglican.org 

Other Links
https://www.rochester.anglican.org/resources/safeguarding/
https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding

Helplines:
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
Childline: 0800 1111
Stop it Now: 0808 1000 900
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
Samaritans: 116 123
Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141


A Prayer: 
Loving God, we pray that this church may be a place of welcome, security and compassion.
Keep us watchful yet caring, trusting yet ready to question,
that all who worship here may do so in safety and in the knowledge of your love;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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