SAFEGUARDING TEAM - WHO TO CONTACT

Contact any of the Safeguarding Team or churchwardens by phoning the Benefice Office 01227 786109 or email the Benefice Office, or use the Contact Us form.  Alternatively telephone one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers 

All clergy and volunteers in this Benefice, who are involved with children or vulnerable adults, comply with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy, which is overseen by the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Advisers.

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CHILDLINE

Childline LogoYou can talk to us about anything.  No problem is too big or too small.  

However you choose to contact us, you're in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.



WORRIED ABOUT A CHILD?

If a child is in immediate danger, call the emergency services using 999.

Kent Safeguarding Children Board LogoIf you need to make contact out of working hours please call Kent Safeguarding Children Board's Out of Hours' Service on 03000 41 91 91.



VULNERABLE ADULTS

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Recognising and reporting Adult Abuse.   Follow the advice in the pamphlet



womens aid logoRefuge LogoDOMESTIC VIOLENCE NATIONAL HELPLINE

Tel: 0800 2000 247 .  24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline.  Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge.


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