As a Diocese we take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to ensuring that our churches and buildings are safe places for all.
If you or someone you are concerned about is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999.
If you would like to speak to someone in the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, please find their contacts below.
From 5pm on Friday through to 9am on Monday Thirtyone:eight (previously CCPAS) has been contracted to take safeguarding telephone enquiries, that cannot wait until the Diocesan office reopens on Monday morning. Telephone number 0303 003 11 11.
In addition, Safe Spaces is an independent service supporting survivors of church-related abuse. This independent service is run by the charity Victim Support and funded by the Church of England together with the Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Church in Wales. It is free to access via telephone – 0300 303 1056 (answerphone available outside of opening times), email – firstname.lastname@example.org, or web-chat via www.safespacesenglandandwales.org.uk/
Lead Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser and Rochester Cathedral Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 01634 560000 or Mbl: 07585 952174
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Mbl: 07768 036590
Tel: 01634 560000