The parish follows the Safeguarding principles and policies of the Diocese of Brentwood. These are based on statutory guidelines and policies, which inform national guidance within the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

If you know or believe that a child or vulnerable adult is in danger of being abused, or is subject to abuse, then immediately dial 999 for the police, who will help you. 

If you want to talk about an allegation of abuse, or if you are a survivor of historic abuse and want to talk about it with someone who will listen with sensitivity and care, then please contact our diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator, Simon Moules who will help in any possible way and he can be contacted on

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Avelina Fernandes. She can be contacted at: or 02082528031