Safeguarding Information

The Parish of St Faith North Dulwich takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Please read this page for further information:

To contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer and Churchwardens:

Safeguarding Officer, Doreen Mensah
Churchwardens, Valerie Graham and Chris Cooper
can all be contacted via the church office Tues-Thurs 9.30am-3pm:
St Faith’s Church, Parish Office phone 020 7274 3924
Red Post Hill, SE24 9JQ email

To read St Faith’s Church Safeguarding Policy, click here.


Below are some external teams and helplines which may be able to help with your safeguarding concerns:

at the Diocese –

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton (urgent matters out of hours)                                                  020 7939 9423 Mob 07982 279713

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Marie Daly 020 7939 9441 Mob 07946 255295

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Louise Vernon 020 7939 9462 Mob 07946 255622


at Southwark Council –

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), if you have concerns about a child
020 7525 1921 (M-F 9-5) 020 7525 5000 (out of hours)

Vulnerable Adult Team, if you have concerns about a vulnerable adult


telephone helplines –

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline, if you are worried about a child
0808 800 5000 (free and open 24 hours)

Child-line, if you are a child or young person and worried about anything
0800 1111 (free and open 24 hours).

National Domestic Violence Helpline,
if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
0808 2000 247 (free and open 24 hours)

Samaritans Helpline,
if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to
116 123 (open 24 hours)

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline,
080 8808 8141 (free and open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)