Fountain of Life Church is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All post holders and volunteers at FoL are expected to share this commitment.

We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have two safeguarding officers, one for Ashill and one for Swaffham.  Their details can be found below, or by following the link;


If you are concerned a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact either;

Fiona Wilson (Ashill) tel 07748 826406 email

or Rosemary Lovegrove-Smith (Rosie Smith) (Swaffham) tel. 077401 77965 email

or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on tel 07958 377079 email

If you are concerned about a child or vulnerable adult in Norfolk, the contact for Norfolk County Council is 0344 800 8020 .  If you have immediate or urgent concerns about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult, please contact the police on 999.

Diocese of Norwich safeguarding information including contacts can be found at   

 The Parish Safeguarding Handbook can be found at


Helpful Numbers

  • NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000
  • Childline 0800 1111
  • Harbour Centre (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) Norfolk 01603 276381
  • Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services 0300 560077
  • The Ferns (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) Suffolk 0300 123 5058
  • Refuge, Domestic abuse (women and men) 020 7395 7771
  • MACSAS (Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors) 0808 801 0340
  • NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood) 0808 801 0331


Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility