At St Margaret's, we want everyone to feel comfortable and safe, from our youngest to our oldest parishioners and visitors.

We follow the Diocese of Chichester's Policies for Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. A short summary of our Safeguarding Policy is displayed in the church porch. The full policy can be read here

Our Safeguarding Officer is Jan McFadyen, her email address is 

Please do feel free to contact her with any questions or concerns, and, certainly, if you have concerns about your own or someone else's safety.  You can also speak to the Vicar, Fr Anthony Moore.

Other contacts you may find useful are:

  • Diocese of Chichester Safeguarding adviser, Colin Perkins    01273 425680
  • Brighton & Hove Front Door for Families (children)                 01273 290400
  • Brighton & Hove Access Point (adults)                                     01273 295555
  • Sussex Police                                                                           101  
    • If you have immediate concerns about anyone's safety, dial 999
  • NSPCC                                                                                     0808 800 5000
  • Childline                                                                                    0800 1111