Barham Downs Churches

  • The Rectory
  • The Street, Barham
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT4 6PA

01227 668190
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Safeguarding

In the Barham Down and Adisham Benefice we value the importance of having a Safeguarding commitment in our parishes:

Our Commitments include:

> Promoting a safer environment and culture 

> Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to 
   children and vulnerable adults and maintain diocesan training

> Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation inc.  inc.
   regular discussion / updates at every PCC Meetings

> Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse
   and other affected persons

> Responding to those that may pose a present risk


Our Safeguarding Officer for the Benefice is:

Mrs Jane Ward on 01227 832987

Priest in charge of Benefice:

Rev Stefan Thomas on 01227 668190


Diocese Safeguarding (Canterbury) on 01227 459401
https://www.canterburydiocese.org/safeguarding/


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 11