Cursillo in the Diocese of Chichester takes very seriously the Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. This web page gives details of our safeguarding policies, our safeguarding officer, and other safeguarding contacts.

Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Trudi Kearsley
Address: 37 West Drive, Aldwick Bay Estate, PO21 4LY
Phone: 01243 263597


Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:
Colin Perkins: 
Tel: 01273 425792 / 07500 77121
Local Authority Social Services:
West Sussex County Council
– For children at risk, Tel: 01403 229900 or 033 022 26664 for out-of-hours calls
– For adults at risk, Tel: 01243 642121


If you are a child and you need to talk to someone about things that are happening to you that you don’t like, please visit the Childline website here, or telephone Childline on 0800 1111.

If you are an adult and you need to access support about something that is happening to you, please click here 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 contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, please click here

If you need to report a safeguarding concern to the statutory authorities in Sussex, please click here; click on the option on the left that most describes the situation you are concerned about, and follow the advice and further links you find there. Please remember to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team as well once you have contacted the statutory authorities.

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