Safeguarding 

Emmanuel Church Wimbledon takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information can be found below. 


     Emmanuel Safeguarding Policy

     Emmanuel Domestic Abuse Policy

    'A Safe Church' - the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy


Key Contacts

If you have any concerns or need to talk to anyone, please find contact details below for our Parish Safeguarding Officers and Church Wardens.

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Gilly Briant - gillybriant@btinternet.com or 02089429160.

Parish Safeguarding Officer: John Adams -john.adams@emmanuelwimbledon.org.uk or 07863544228.

Church Warden: Chris Berkeley - christopher.berkeley117@gmail.com or 02085404470.

Church Warden: Jim Wallace - jchcwallace@aol.com or 07944926644.

In addition, please find below contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: Kate Singleton - kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org or 02079399423.   (for urgent matters out of hours contact: mob. 07982 279713)

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Marie Daly and Louise Vernon

Marie Daly  marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org  0207 939 9441 mob: 07946 255295

Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org  0207 939 9462  mob: 07946 255622”

Useful external contacts

London Borough of Merton – Domestic Violence victim support: 0207 801 1777

Merton Safeguarding Hotline: 08456189762 (adults) or 02085454226 (children


National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours): 0208 200 0247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

ChildLine (free call): 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours) Phone if you are a child or young person and are  worried about anything.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline  0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours ) Phone if you are worried about a child.


Samaritans Helpline 116 123 (open 24 hours) Phone if you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline 080 8808 8141 ( freephone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)

Gilly Briant, 25/04/2019