The Parish of Swaythling is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our church community.

Immediate Risk
If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult may be at immediate risk, contact the Police on 999

Local Contact Details for Designated Persons

Swaythling Parish: Helen Parker
Phone: 023 8055 4231 (Vicar)

Diocese of Winchester Contact Details: Registering a Concern
01962 737317


Out of Hours Service
If you need immediate advice or help on Monday to Friday 6pm – 8am or on weekend and Bank Holidays please call 0300 555 1373

Links to our Safeguarding Policy and other relevant documents are below:

Safeguarding Policy Parish of Swaythling (July 2023)
Parish Safeguarding Handbook
House of Bishops’ Safer Environment and Activities Guidance
Swaythling Parish Code of Conduct for Volunteers with Children and Young People
Safeguarding Referral Form (PDF file)   and  Safeguarding Referral Form (Word document)

The diocesan information on safeguarding may be accessed here: