Littlebourne Benefice


    The PCC’s of Littlebourne Benefice have adopted the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Church of England. We are committed to the following:

    • Safeguarding all children, young people and vulnerable adults
    • Carefully selecting and training staff and volunteers, using the Disclosure and Barring Service amongst other tools, to check their suitability
    • Responding without delay to every complaint made which suggests that an adult, child or young person may have been harmed or is at risk
    • Cooperating fully with the police, local authority and any other appropriate statutory body in any investigation
    • Ministering appropriately to anyone who has experienced abuse
    • Extending pastoral care to offenders, whilst ensuring that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm 

    Our Safeguarding Officers for the Benefice are:

    Mrs Geraldine Wyant on 01227 721319

    Mrs Kathy Funnell on 01227 721309

    Churchwarden Details:

    Karen Mount (Littlebourne) on 01227 721908

    Mr Peter Terrill (Wickhambreaux) on 01227 728243

    Mrs Bobbie O’Sullivan (Stodmarsh) on 01227 721589

    Mrs Geraldine Wyant (Ickham) on 01227 721319

    Diocese Safeguarding (Canterbury) on 01227 459401

    Kent County Council services

    Main contact: 03000 41 41 41 

    Children and Families Information Service: 03000 41 23 23

    Adult Social Services and Health: 03000 41 61 61

    Children’s Social Services: 03000 41 11 11