Safeguarding at Billericay and Herongate Methodist Churches
Billericay Methodist Church is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children, young people and adults and affirms that the needs of children or of people when they are vulnerable and at risk are paramount.
Billericay Methodist Church commits itself to RESPOND without delay to any allegation or cause for concern that a child or vulnerable adult may have been harmed or may suffer harm, whether in the church or in another context.
Our local Church policy can be found on the Safeguarding noticeboards in the Crush hall and Vestibule no at Western Road, in the entrance area at the Christian Link, Queens Park or St Andrews, Herongate.
Information on the Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Guidance for the Methodist Church can be found at www.methodist.org.uk/safeguarding
Important Contact Details
Billericay and Herongate Methodist Church Contacts
Minister: Rev Moses Agyam 01277 623085
Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Liz Read 07425145513
Circuit Superintendent: Rev Felicity Al-Hassan 01268 542822
Circuit Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Hannah Harris 01268 280736
District Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Gill Crippen 07793012215
Email is first point of contact firstname.lastname@example.org
IF YOU BELIEVE THAT SOMEBODY IS IN IMMEDIATE RISK OF DANGER OR HARM PHONE 999 AND ASK FOR THE POLICE.
Other Local Contacts
Essex Police Local non-emergency 101/ 01268 532212
Essex Police 24 hour Child Protection Line 0300 333 4444
Essex County Council
24 hour protection line for children and vulnerable adults: 0345 603 7634
Concerned about an adult? Essex social care direct: 0345 603 7630
Report a concern about a child – Children and families Hub 0345 603 7627
Local Authority Designated Officer 03330 139 797
(for Allegations against staff & volunteers)
Childline 0800 1111
Family Lives (previously Parentline Plus) 0808 800 2222
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Silverline (For older people) 0800 470 8090
Modern Slavery Helpline 08000 121 700
National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Samaritans 116 123