“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” – Psalm 46: 1


The parish of St Andrew, Coulsdon takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is:

Our Churchwarden is:

  • Audra Proctor 07710 377966   
Acting Churchwarden is:
  • Sheila Linney 07815 091206
Other contact numbers to get help with child and adult safeguarding issues are:
  • Croydon Social Services Dept 0208 726 6500
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9- 5 pm).

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details:


Link to current edition of A Safe Church.