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
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer position is Debby Saunders.
Debby can be contacted at church
or on firstname.lastname@example.org
or via the Church switchboard on 01634 681671
We are part of the Diocese of Rochester. The Bishop’s Adviser for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults is Greg Barry.
Most upto date Diocesan contact information is here: https://www.rochester.anglican.org/safeguarding/#cantact
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
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