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Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults at Risk

Purley URC takes seriously the welfare of all children, young people and adults who come onto its premises or who are involved in its activities. We aim to ensure that they are welcomed into a safe, caring, Christian environment with a happy and friendly atmosphere.

Please click on the link below to read our policy statement and safeguarding commitment for Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.

Policy Statement for Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk

Key Contacts: Sources of advice and support

Purley URC safeguarding email address safeguarding@purleyurc.org.uk

Purley United Reformed Church’s Safeguarding Coordinator for children and young people and the person to whom all concerns and allegations should be addressed:

Miss Jill Berry

020 8681 2990

In the absence of the Safeguarding Coordinator, the Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator for children and young people can be contacted:

Mr. Andrew Mander

020 8407 1647

Purley United Reformed Church’s Safeguarding Coordinator for adults at risk can be contacted:

Mrs Jill Denison

01737 554260

In the absence of the Safeguarding Coordinator, the Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator for adults can be contacted:

Ms Louise Willmer

020 8686 4866


United Reformed Church – Southern Synod

Synod Safeguarding Officer – Children and Young People

Revd. Roger Jones

020 8640 4053

jones.ra@btinternet.com

Synod Safeguarding Officers – Adults

Revd. Colin Telfer

01843 448705

colintelfer@uwclub.net

United Reformed Church Safeguarding Officer

Ioannis Athanansiou

020 7916 2729 079099 11404

Ioannis.athanasiou@urc.org.uk

Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) (This should only be used for urgent advice if you are unable to contact your Synod Safeguarding Officer)

24 hour helpline: 0845 120 4550

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

020 8726 6000 Ext.84322

LADO@croydon.gov.uk

4th Floor, Zone F

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon, CR0 1EA

Statutory contact in the case of a child

Croydon Council Children’s Social Services

020 8726 6400 (24 hours)

4th Floor, Zone F

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon, CR0 1EA

Statutory contact in the case of an adult at risk

020 8726 6500

referral.team2@croydon.gov.uk

4th Floor, Zone F

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon, CR0 1EA