As a Church and a Community it is imperative that we protect those who are most vulnerable.

We at St Johns adhere to the Diocese of Chelmsford Safeguarding Guidelines and Policies which can be found at the links below.

Our Safeguarding Officer is Alison Cooper


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Contact details for the DST (Diocesan Safeguarding Team)

Laura Tyler - Safeguarding Administrator

Tel: 01245 294438 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, Office hours)


Lynda Saunders - Safeguarding Assistant

Tel: 01245 294490 (Weekdays, Office hours)


Danielle Law - Deputy Safeguarding Manager

Tel: 01245 294472 (Weekdays, Office hours)


Amanda Goh - Safeguarding Manager

Tel: 01245 294457 (Weekdays, Office hours)


Emergency Duty Team – Out of hours This phone number is for urgent matters that cannot wait until the next working day. Please be respectful of the team when calling out of office hours and consider whether your call is genuinely urgent, in which case we will gladly respond and provide you with support. If we cannot answer your call straight away please leave an answerphone message with your phone number so that we can call you back. Please also note that in an emergency (particularly if somebody is in immediate risk or danger of harm) you should call 999 and ask for the police. Tel: 01245 294444 (Out of office hours this phone will be answered by CCPAS) Address: The DST, Diocesan Office, 53 New Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AT