Forest Family Church

Forest Church is 'church outdoors' aimed at children but is for the whole family. An outdoor fresh environment with bible stories, games, prayer, crafts and quizzes all whilst getting to know each other and building a relationship with Jesus forever.

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Reporting abuse and finding support

If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

St Mary’s Church, Leigh, appointed Parish Safeguarding Officer

Lisa Srotyr                      01732 833544                             email: 


Diocese of Rochester 

Lead Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser for Tonbridge Archdeaconry and Rochester Cathedral Safeguarding

Greg Barry                     07585 952174                             email:




The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team is working to increase the capacity and expertise of parishes, dioceses and other Church of England institutions to respond to safeguarding concerns and support victims and survivors.


The Rochester Diocesan Safeguarding Team are available Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00 (excluding bank holidays).

For safeguarding advice outside of these hours please see the following options:

  • For non-urgent enquires email the Diocesan Safeguarding Team who will respond as soon as possible during office hours.
  • For urgent safeguarding advice contact your local social services, out of hours contacts can be found on their websites. 
  • If someone is at risk of immediate harm, contact the police on 999


Finding support       


Reporting abuse may be very difficult and distressing to you and it may add to your hurt by our not being able to immediately assist you. Therefore, here are the contact details of other agencies that are available to assist either on a 24-hour basis or through specialist helplines and services:


  • 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 9-5pm).
  • National Rape Crisis Helpline: 0808 802 9999 and is open every day from 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm.