The Windmill United Benefice Safeguarding Arrangements

The Windmill United Benefice is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our church community. Each of the three churches has adopted the Diocese of Southwark’s safeguarding policy, ‘A Safe Church’:

If you have any concerns about any aspect of safeguarding, you can contact the relevant Parish Safeguarding Officers or Churchwardens, as follows:

St Bartholomew, Burstow

Safeguarding officer: Val Butt (tel: 01342 842580; or email: [email protected]
Wardens: Kay Hammond (07808 322440) and Ann Sheppard (01342 842386)

St Mary the Virgin, Horne

Safeguarding officers: Andrew and Helen Goudie (tel: 07762 632620  or email: [email protected])
Wardens: Andrew Goudie (01342 843550) and Sue Wates (01342 843721)

St John the Baptist, Outwood

Safeguarding officer: Rosie Yeldham (tel: 01342 844642; or email: [email protected])
Wardens: Nick Case-Green (01342 842373) and Rosie Yeldham (01342 844642)

Further information about where to get help with child and adult safeguarding issues

Southwark Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Pamela Chisholm:
email: [email protected] Tel: 020 7939 9423 or mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)

Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers
Marie Daly: [email protected]Tel: 020 7939 9441 or mobile 07946 255295
Louise Vernon: [email protected]Tel: 020 7939 9462 or mobile 07946 255622

The Surrey Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
MASH is the single point of contact for reporting concerns about the safety of a child, young person or adult. It aims to improve the safeguarding response for children and adults at risk of abuse or neglect through better information sharing and timely responses.

MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) contacts:

Other key helplines:

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

Childline: 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 (freephone Monday to Friday 9-5pm).