Safeguarding

The Church Wardens of St Mary-at-Hill and the Parochial Church Council (PCC) take safeguarding seriously. The PCC has formally adopted the safeguarding policy of the House of Bishops contained in ‘Promoting a Safer Church.’

You can contact:

The Church Wardens:

  • John Hughesdon at john.hughesdon@hotmail.com
  • Laurence Target at ltarget@waitrose.com
  • The Parish Children’s Champion:  Phillipa White at pippa@ipsh.co.uk

If you have any concerns you can also contact the following organisations and the City of London Corporation (local authority):

Local Authority Contact Details:

  • CHILDREN: LADO@cityoflondon.gov.uk.  Or call 020 7332 1215
  • ADULTS: adultsduty@cityoflondon.gov.uk. Or call 020 7332 1224

In addition there are others able to help.

  • 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).
  • The National Safeguarding Team: safeguarding@churchofengland.org