Keeping Us Safe at St Andrew’s 

Important Information on Safeguarding

At St Andrew’s we take the responsibility of safeguarding our children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Derek Lawrence, who can be contacted on 01293 882693 or 07790 359968 Email

Our Deputy Safeguarding Officer is Jen Davis: 01293 520626 or 07931 459997


To view the Chichester Diocesan policy click here

To view the national Church of England Safeguarding Handbook click here.

If you are a child and you need to talk to someone about things that are happening to you that you don’t like, please click on this link which takes you the Childline website, or telephone Childline on 0800 1111

If you are an adult and you need to access support about something that is happening to you, please click on this link to find out how you can do that. Scroll down to find links to various support organisations for you to contact.

If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, please click on this link.

If you need to report a safeguarding concern to the statutory authorities in Sussex, please click on this link, click on the option on the left that most describes the situation you are concerned about, and follow the advice and further links you find there. Please remember to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team as well once you have contacted the statutory authorities.