Safeguarding

We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at The parish of Lavender Hill, The Ascension and Battersea, St. Philip with St. Bartholomew. Our Parish Safeguarding Officers and our Churchwardens can be contacted using the details found below.

 

Further below you can also find a copy of our parish safeguarding policy, contact details for Southwark Diocesan safeguarding team, a link to the Diocesan safeguarding policy, a link to Wandsworth Councils safeguarding page and a summary of key external helplines.

Contact the Parish Safeguarding Officers

Our safeguarding officers are Ruth Cansdale and Alex Banson. They can be contacted in confidence using the details provided below.

Ruth Cansdale

Safeguarding Officer

Tel: 0773 7116364

info@mysite.com

Alex Banson

Safeguarding Officer

Tel: 020 7738 1916

info@mysite.com

Contact the Churchwardens

Our Churchwardens are Ann Warwick and Esther Mercer. They can be contacted in confidence using the details provided below.

Ann Warwick

Churchwarden

Tel: 020 7223 2175

Tel: 0783 5323965

annwarwick1@aol.com

Esther Mercer

Churchwarden

Tel: 020 7738 1916

Tel: 0795 6498326

esthermercer@hotmail.co.uk

Parish Safeguarding Policy

Contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Officers

Moira Murray

Interim Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel: 020 7939 9423

Tel: 07982 279713

moira.murray@southwark.anglican.org

Marie Daly

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel: 020 7939 9441

Tel: 07946 255295

marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org

Louise Vernon

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel: 0207 939 9462

Tel: 07946 255622

louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org

Key Helplines

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 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).