We at St John’s are committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our church community and affirm the individuality, importance and right of all people and children to be treated with dignity, respect and fairness. We follow the House of Bishops Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults.

If you have any concerns as to the well being of children or vulnerable adults please contact Moira Lewin, our Parish Safeguarding Officer, by telephoning 01252 950365 or by email at

Alternatively, you can also contact Jackie Rowlands, the Winchester Diocesan Safeguarding Officer by telephoning 01962 737317 or by email at


  • Promoting a safer environment and culture.
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults.
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons.
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons.
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

Additional National Helplines

NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Childline 0800 1111
Stop It Now 0808 1000 900
NAPAC 0808 801 0331
Samaritans 116 123
Family Lives 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Respect Phoneline 0808 802 4040
National Careline 0800 0699 784