We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St Simon Zelotes.
You can download our St Simon's Safeguarding Policy here >
View our Safeguarding Poster here >
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer can be contacted on: firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Contact Us
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline:
Links to other organisations
0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline:
0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
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:
0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)
National Rape Crisis Helpline:
0808 802 9999 and is open every day from 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm.
The Survivors Trust:
0808 801 0818 and is open Monday to Wednesday 10-7.30pm, Thursday 10-6pm and Friday 10-2pm.
LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline:
0800 999 5428 email@example.com
Men’s Advice Line:
0808 801 0327 firstname.lastname@example.org
Age UK Advice Line:
0800 678 1602
Diocese of London
Contact the duty Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) for advice and guidance via the Safeguarding Helpline: 020 7932 1224.
Concerns between 5pm and midnight Monday to Friday, or between 9am and midnight on weekends and bank holidays can be directed to Thirtyone:eight via their helpline: 0303 003 1111. Thirtyone:eight is an independent charity which works in close partnership with the London Diocesan Safeguarding Team. The DST receives notification of any advice given by Thirtyone:eight.
If you have immediate concerns about someone’s safety, please contact the police or your local authority Children or Adult Social Care Services.
General enquiries – email@example.com or 020 7932 1224
The Church of England
offers online training for anyone within a Church community who needs to have a basic awareness of safeguarding issues, and fuller online foundation training for those who hold positions of responsibility for the safeguarding of others, or who are in positions of safeguarding leadership, within church settings: see https://safeguardingtraining.cofeportal.org/
Training enquiries – firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7932 1224