We are committed to ensuring that St Mary’s and Emmanuel, Chadwell St Mary is a safe place for all.

The Parochial Church Council of St Mary’s and Emmanuel, Chadwell St Mary has adopted the House of Bishops’
Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement

Our Safeguarding Officer is Gina Whitehead. She can be contacted at church or by email .

St Mary’s and Emmanuel are part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities. 

The Local Safeguarding Children Board for Thurrock can be contacted:

Tel: 01375 652 802
Tel: 01375 372 468 (Emergency Duty Team – Out of hours)

The Local Safeguarding Adults Board for Thurrock can be contacted: 

Tel: 01375 511 000

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.

Our Safeguarding policy is reviewed annually to ensure that the policy is up-to-date with best practice and that we as a church are implementing the policy correctly.

Our Safeguarding Policy are available in various locations. These are shown below.

  • In a box file at the back of church labelled ‘Safeguarding’. This is near where the service booklets are kept.
  • Our policy found here.

If you have any questions about our Safeguarding, please either speak to Ann Cooper or contact Mike Walton here.