The Roman Catholic Diocese of Southwark
Safeguarding Policy

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Southwark is committed to maintaining the highest standards of safeguarding in relation to children and adults at risk of abuse.

Through educational programmes and in cooperation with the statutory authorities we strive to build a society where awareness, alertness and transparency are at the core of our safeguarding policies.

If you have concerns about a child or adult at risk of abuse, then you should contact the police and/or local social services.

Dial 999 (in cases of immediate danger)

OR, contact the following for advice and information;

Southwark Safeguarding Office
St. Gabriel’s House, Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7FQ

Safeguarding Coordinator
Tel: 020 7803 4933

Episcopal Vicar for Safeguarding and Religious Advisor for Safeguarding: See website for contact details:


Catholic Safeguarding Advisor Service:
Childline: 08000 1111