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, Robin Wyborn and Ben Mensah
can all be contacted via the church office. Please email or phone and someone will get back to you as soon as possible: 020 7274 3924 (office hours Tues-Thurs 9.30am-3pm).

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 –

Out of hours duty line – 020 3874 6743

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Pamela Chisholm 020 7939 9423 Mob 07982 279713

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Marie Daly

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Louise Vernon

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)