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We are committed to ensuring that St Martin's Chipping Ongar with St Peter's Shelley is a safe place for all.

The Parochial Church Council of St Martin's, Chipping Ongar with St Peter's Shelley has adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement
https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-12/PromotingSaferChurchWeb.pdf

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Lisa Wickstead.
She can be contacted in church or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Martin's Chipping Ongar with St Peter's Shelley is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford. For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding

For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.  https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding/safeguarding-contacts This page includes contact details for Safeguarding organisations and charities.

For information about Local Authority Safeguarding https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/crime-and-safety/safeguarding/

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.