Here at St John’s Wood Church, we take  the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.  We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines.  Details about the national polices and procedures can be found here

Alice FreymanSafeguarding Officer

Our Safeguarding Officer is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult.

If you have any concerns at all, contact our safeguarding officer, Alice Freyman on 020 8964 2325


Tamsin LewisChildren’s Champion

Our Children’s Champion is Tamsin Lewis, who acts as our advocate for all children in all areas of Parish life, making sure their views are heard and their needs are thought of. Tamsin can be contacted on 07980 516054


If you have reason to think that a child, young person, or vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, you should contact the police straight away on 999. 

Diocese of London Safeguarding Helpline: 020 7932 1224. Also 

Westminster Council Children and Families Services: 020 7641 4000

Westminster Council Adult Safeguarding Helpline: 020 7641 2176


NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Stop It Now: 0808 1000 900

NAPAC: 0808 801 0331

Samaritans: 116 123

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000

Hourglass (elder abuse): 080 8808 8141