We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Alison Cooper who can be contacted at church or by email.

Local Authority Safeguarding

The local authority in Southend-on-Sea has established a website covering Safeguarding for children and adults which can be accessed here. Alternatively you can make contact via telephone on the following numbers:For concerns about a child, call the Southend Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Plus (MASH+) on 01702 215007. For concerns about an adult, call Southend’s Access Team on 01702 215008. To report concerns outside of office hours, call the Emergency Duty Team on 0845 606 1212. If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.