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 
      Adult social services & health: 03000 41 61 61
      Children & Families Information Service: 03000 41 23 23

    Children’s social services: 03000 41 11 11e have