The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church. Everyone who participates in the life of the Church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all.

St James has adopted and are committed to 'A Safe Church' policies and guidelines of the Diocese and Southwark.

St James' Safeguarding Officers (PSO's) with their phone numbers are Norma Watson (020 7627 8816) and Maggie Marshall (020 8769 3665). If you have any Safeguarding concerns, please contact them at church, or the vicar, Revd Kit Gunasekera (020 7652 0882)  

The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer is Kate Singleton and can be contacted at:
Diocese of Southwark
Trinity House
4 Chapel Court
London SE1 1HW

Tel: 020 7939 9423 (office hours), Mobile: 07982279713 (mobile for out of hours, or if unavailable on landline)

A Safer Church - A Policy Statement from the House of Bishops

You can read the Diocesan Safeguarding guidelines (A Safe Church) here.