Safeguarding Policy.jpegSafeguarding

At St Hugh’s we are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. This page provides details of people you can get in touch with if you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding in this parish.

Parish Safeguarding Officers

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Samuel Benjamin. If you have any queries or concerns, please contact Rev’d Sameh Metry, in the first instance on, or by ringing 07971 257287


Our churchwardens are Rosalinde May and Richard Nti. They can also be contacted by going through Rev’d Sameh Metry, whose details are above. If you would prefer to contact someone else there are some useful numbers below.

Other helpful contact details

You can also get help with child and adult safeguarding issues using the contact details below:

  • 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

The Parish’s current safeguarding policy can be found below:
Safeguarding Policy 2019