Safeguarding 

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


Key Contacts

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 - gillybriant@btinternet.com or 02089429160.

Church Warden: Ian Buchan - ian@ianbuchan.net or 07843 069765.

Church Warden: Jan Lawes - janlawes@gmail.com or 07941537682.

In addition, please find below contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser & Team.

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: Hugh Constant.  

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon

New Diocesan Safeguarding Duty Line .... available  24/7 Tel: 0203 874 6743

Other Diocesan Contact Numbers
Hugh Constant.   tel: 0207 939 9423 (for urgent matters out of hours contact: mob. 07982 279713)
Marie Daly  marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org  0207 939 9441 mob: 07946 255295
Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org  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)

Gilly Briant, 25/04/2019