Promoting a Safer Church

The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of being abused, is being abused or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from Christ Church’s Safeguarding Officer, Sue Hall (; 07812 112190), or our vicar, John Pout (

Alternatively you can contact Pamela Chisholm, our Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (; 020 7939 9423; 07982 2797213). For urgent matters out of office hours, please ring the safeguarding duty line on 020 3874 6743 – live from 21st September.

To read our full Parish Safeguarding Policy, please click here, and for further information on our Diocesan policies and procedures follow this link, ‘A Safe Church’.

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of a child or adult, please contact the Police via 999 and your local authority Children or Adults Services Department.