Code of Safer Working PracticeSafeguarding 

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

Moving Forward: Progress in implementing our response to the 31:8 Review.

ECW 31:8 Action Plan

Independent Lessons Learned Review by Thirtyone:eight

Please click here to read the full report of the independent lessons learned review by thirtyone:eight concerning Jonathan Fletcher and Emmanuel Church Wimbledon

Response from the Elders and Trustees of Emmanuel Church Wimbledon

Please click here to read the response of the Elders and Trustees of Emmanuel Church Wimbledon following the publication of the Lessons Learned Review by thirtyone:eight

Support Services

Please click here for further details about access to therapeutic support that can be accessed via thirtyone:eight

Safeguarding Policy

     Emmanuel Safeguarding Policy

     Emmanuel Domestic Abuse Policy

    'A Safe Church' - the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy

    Code of Safer Working Practice

    Guidelines for those engaging in 1-2-1 Working

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 - or 0208 942 9160.

Interim Safeguarding Officer Robert Frazer - or 07597 578 331

Church Warden: Ian Buchan - or 07843 069765.

External Contacts

Please find below contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser & Team.

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: Pamela Chisholm
( 020 7939 9423 07982 279713)

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers
Marie Daly
(  0207 939 9441 mob: 07946 255295)

Louise Vernon
(  0207 939 9462  mob: 07946 255622)

New Diocesan Safeguarding Duty Line .... available  24/7 Tel: 0203 874 6743

..other 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, 23/03/2021