The safety, care and protection of all members of our church community is a matter of priority at St. George's Church Brede, and the Diocesan safeguarding Team (based in Hove) oversees this area of responsibility for all Anglican churches in this diocese.
Our parish Safeguarding Officer is Mrs. Sue Rowan who can be reached on 01424 882681 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an immediate concern and cannot contact Sue, then contact one of the Churchwardens - Duncan Reid on 01424 882412 or David Oliver on 01424 882037, or contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team directly.
If you are a child and you need to talk to someone about things that are happening to you that you don’t like, please click on the following link, which takes you the Childline website, or telephone Childline on 0800 1111
If you are an adult and you need to access support about something that is happening to you, please click on the following link to find out how you can do that. Scroll down to find links to various support organisations for you to contact.
If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, please click on
If you need to report a safeguarding concern to the statutory authorities in Sussex, please click on the following link, choosing the option on the left that most describes the situation you are concerned about, and follow the advice and further links you find there. Please remember to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team as well once you have contacted the statutory authorities.