The Church takes its obligations to protect Children and Vulnerable Adults very seriously and is  fully committed to implement and comply with all the policies and procedures required  by the Diocese.

To this end, we have appointed a Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Karen Dines, who should be contacted in the first instance by anyone who has concerns or needs to seek further clarification or advice on this important issue.

Mrs Karen Dines: Safeguarding Officer

☎  01435 872129

If unavailable, please contact:

The Parish Office

☎ 01435 873484

Colin Perkins : Safeguarding Advisor to the Diocese

☎ 01273 425792,

If you are a child…

and you need to talk about things that are happening to you that you don’t like, please click on the link below that takes you to the Childline website

Tel: 0800 1111

If you are an adult…

and you need to access support about something that is happening to you, please click on the link below to find out how you can do that. Scroll down to find links to various support organisations for you to contact.

If you need to report something

If you need to report a safeguarding concern to the statutory authorities in Sussex, please click on the link below

If you have any questions regarding safeguarding issues arising from any Parish activities please contact either Karen Dines directly or through the Parish Office.

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy 2020

We are pleased that St Dunstan’s has been awarded the SQP Level 1 from the Diocese of Chichester – please see below:

Certificate of Achievement Mayfield