Emmanuel Church Wimbledon takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information can be found below.
Emmanuel Safeguarding Policy
Emmanuel Domestic Abuse Policy
'A Safe Church' - the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy
Code of Safer Working Practice
If you have any concerns or need to talk to anyone, please find contact details below for our Parish Safeguarding Officers and Church Wardens.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Gilly Briant - firstname.lastname@example.org or 02089429160.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: John Adams -email@example.com or 07863544228.
Church Warden: Ian Buchan - firstname.lastname@example.org or 07843 069765.
Church Warden: Jan Lawes - email@example.com or 07941537682.
In addition, please find below contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.
Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: Currently Vacant - Please contact the Assistant Safeguarding Advisers named below. (for urgent matters out of hours contact: mob. 07982 279713)
Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon
Marie Daly firstname.lastname@example.org 0207 939 9441 mob: 07946 255295
Louise Vernon email@example.com 0207 939 9462 mob: 07946 255622”
Useful external contacts
London Borough of Merton – Domestic Violence victim support: 0207 801 1777
Merton Safeguarding Hotline: 08456189762 (adults) or 02085454226 (children
National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours): 0208 200 0247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
ChildLine (free call): 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours) Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours ) Phone if you are worried about a child.
Samaritans Helpline 116 123 (open 24 hours) Phone if you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline 080 8808 8141 ( freephone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)