Safeguarding at St John the Baptist, Old Malden

The parish of St John the Baptist, Old Malden, takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.

Our Parish Safeguarding Officers, Sally Pusey and Margaret Barrington, can be contacted via:

Email: OR  The office telephone number: 020 8330 2817

Our Churchwardens can be contacted on:

Lynn Sanger:  020 8715 2066

Mike Broome:   020 83371572

Diocese of Southwark - Safeguarding Team

For general enquiries relating to safeguarding, please contact our  Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Pamela Chisholm, or either of our Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly or Louise Vernon (contact details for all three can be found below).

For enquiries relating to the Disclosure and Barring Service and Safeguarding Training, please contact Zoe Skilton, who is full time and available during normal office hours on
020 7939 9476 or via e-mail (contact details below).

For safeguarding concerns out of office hours, please call 020 3874 6743. If you have urgent concerns about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult, please contact the police.

Pamela Chisholm, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

020 7939 9423
07982 279713

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

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

Shola Smith, Safeguarding Administrator
020 7939 9478

Zoe Skilton, Safeguarding Training Administrator
020 7939 9476

If you need information or help with adult and child safeguarding please use these contacts:

Kingston Borough Children’s Service

If you are worried about a child, call between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday on 020 8547 5008 or if you need to speak to someone urgently outside of office hours, please call the Duty Social Worker on 020 8770 5000.

Kingston Borough:

If you are worried about a vulnerable adult please call the Access and Safeguarding Team during office hours on 020 8547 5005.  After 5pm please call 020 877 5000.

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)


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