We take safeguarding very seriously at St Olave’s.  We accept and endorse the Principles of the House of Bishops on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk.  Any parish guidelines and procedures are held in the church office at St Olave, 8 Hart Street, London, EC3R 7NB.

Our safeguarding officer is Joy Wheeler and is the first person to contact if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk. She can be contacted via the church office – or 020 7488 4318.

You will find our Parish Safeguarding Policy below:
Parish of St Olave Hart Street with All Hallows Staining and St Catherine Coleman – Safeguarding Policy Statement

If you wish to report an issue, either current or historic, and don’t feel able to approach the parish directly, the Diocese of London’s Safeguarding Adviser, Annette Gordon can be contacted via the Safeguarding Helpline – 020 7932 1224 or by email at For confidential advice, guidance and support out of hours, contact the CCPAS’s helpline on 0303 003 1111. 

Further information on reporting abuse and finding support can be found on the Church of England’s website –