We are committed to ensuring that Greensted Church is a safe place for all.

The Parochial Church Council of St Andrew, Greensted-juxta-Ongar has adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Martyn Lockwood. He can be contacted at church or by e-mail

Greensted Church is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.

For information about Local Authority Safeguarding click here.

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.


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