The care of children and vulnerable adults at St Matthews High Town

Safeguarding is a priority at St Matthews. We are committed to following government and Church of England guidelines on safegaurding children and vulnerable adults and to good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.

If you have any general safeguarding queries please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Adeshola Ogunro on 07946 726833 or e-mail: solaogunro@yahoo.co.uk. The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Jeremy Hirst 01727 818127,  07867 350866, email safeguarding@stalbans.anglican.org 

Other useful contacts:

  • Stop It Now: 0808 1000 9000
  • NAPAC: 0808 801 0331
  • Childline: 0800 1111
  • NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
  • Samaritans: 116 123
  • Family Lives: 0808: 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Action On Elderly Abuse: 0808 8088 141

Other information on St Matthews safeguarding can be found in our policy statements.

SMT Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy 2019

SMT Safeguarding Children Policy 2019

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