The parish of St Barnabas takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.  Our parish safeguarding officer can be contacted via the

Parish Office - 020 8660 3251 / Email

Priest in Charge.

Rev Justine Middlemiss Email / 07786 943 405

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Our churchwardens are Chris Myers Email and Gina Peacock Email



Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.

Pamela Chisholm. 020 7939 9423 (office hours), 07982 279713 (out of hours)

Assistant Diocesan Advisers.

Marie Daly Email 

 tel 020 7939 9441 mob 07946 255295

Louise Vernon Email 

tel 020 7939 9462  mob 07946 255622



Police.  If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

Croydon Social Work. For urgent Child Protection matters needing immediate attention, tel 0208 255 2888 (office hours), 0208 726 6400 (out of office hours).

Croydon Adult Services. Tel 020 8726 6500.



NSPCC Child Protection Helpline 0800 800 5000.  Free, open 24 hours.

                Phone if you are worried about a child.

CHILDLINE 0800 1111. Free, open 24 hours.

                 Phone if you are a child or young person and worried about anything.


NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Helpline. 0808 2000 247. Free, open 24 hours.

                 Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.


SAMARITANS Helpline. 116 123. Free, open 24 hours.

                  Phone if you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.


ACTION ON ELDER ABUSE Helpline. 080 8808 8141. Free, Mon-Fri 9-5pm.