Christ Church URC Tonbridge (Christ Church) takes safeguarding issues seriously and uses the URC Safeguarding Policy template, with additional local information.

Before using this form, you may want to read the main Safeguarding page for details:

Please use this form to contact the safeguarding officers or report a suspected safeguarding concern. Please provide as much relevant detail as possible. All enquiries will be followed up and treated in strict confidence. We will share information with the United Reformed Church area safeguarding officers wherever their experience or support would be helpful.
e.g. contact me by phone, or contact me by email, times when it is best to contact you

If you have any concerns about the IMMEDIATE safety or welfare of a child CALL 999

For other urgent child, vulnerable adult (or any adult-at-risk) issues call 111 for advice.

If your concern involves a member of staff including the Minister, you may choose to contact the Southern Synod Safeguarding Officer or the Local Authority Designated Officer.

United Reformed Church Southern Synod Safeguarding Officer: Belinda Nielson

By phone: 07716 640 596         By email:

Or if you prefer, you can contact the following:

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO):  03000 41 08 88  

03000 41 11 11 (LADO emergency contact number in office hours)

03000 41 91 91 (LADO emergency contact number outside of office hours)