Safeguarding

St Mary’s Church complies with CofE and diocesan safeguarding policies

To book on the diocese’s safeguarding courses please click here

The Diocesan Safeguarding team are:

  • Kate Singleton – Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
  • Louise Vernon – Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
  • Marie Daly – Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

In the event of an emergency Call 999

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 020 7939 9423 (office hours), 020 3874 6743 (out of hours). If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

For non-urgent problems contact:

  • Viv Hawes (Parish Safeguarding Officer) 07708 432612
  • Leslie Jackson (Parish Safeguarding Officer) 01737 224532
  • Kate Singleton – Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser 020 7939 9423
  • Louise Vernon – Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser 020 7939 9462
  • Marie Daly– Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser 020 7939 9441

The Diocesan Safeguarding Team

Hugh Constant, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
E-mail Hugh Constant
020 7939 9423
07982 279713

Marie Daly, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
E-mail Marie Daly
020 7939 9441
07946 255295

Louise Vernon, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
E-mail Louise Vernon
0207 939 9462
07946 255622

Carol Rimmer, Safeguarding Training Administrator
E-mail Carol Rimmer
020 7939 9478

Uzma Osinibi, Safeguarding Administrator
E-mail Uzma Osinibi
020 7939 9476

For enquiries relating to the Disclosure & Barring Service, please contact Uzma Osinibi, who is full time and available in normal office hours:

020 7939 9476
E-mail Uzma Osinibi

Other useful contacts

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel 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).