Horsham
Child Contact Centre

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About Us

Horsham Child Contact Centre is managed by a qualified Social Work Manager and Service Manager. The team is also made of trained supervised workers and supported by volunteers through Kingdom Faith Church in Horsham. The Centre opened in May 2008 and is now an enhanced accredited centre with the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC).

The National Association of Child Contact Centres holds the following values:

  • Ensuring safety.
  • Child-centred within the family.
  • Promoting equality, celebrating diversity.
  • Independent and impartial.
  • Respecting individuals, preserving confidentiality.
  • Valuing and supporting voluntary service.
  • Sharing skills and expertise to achieve better outcomes for children and their families.

NACCC’s member Child Contact Centres have an endorsed accreditation process which shows that all NACCC Child Contact Centres work to agreed and approved national standards, which ensure that families using the Child Contact Centre are safe and well cared for.

Click here for more information on NACCC and helpful support & advice

As an enhanced accredited member of the National Association of Child Contact Centre the Horsham Child Contact Centre adheres to a set of strict policies which are available to read.

Click here for more information about our policies.
Jane Urquhart

Rachel Larkin
Social Work Manager

Rachel is a skilled and experienced senior social worker. Her experienced has been with several local authorities and is currently an independent social worker. She has worked in Child Protection and with Looked After children alongside working with vulnerable and marginalised adults throughout her career. In 2015 she worked with homeless adults in a night shelter.


Qualifications
Dip/SW Ruskin College, Oxford February 2005. Post qualifying graduate diploma in social work studies, Chichester University 2009. HCPC registered and liability insurance with BASW.

Sarah Manthorpe

Sarah Manthorpe
Service Manager

Sarah has a wealth of experience managing and teaching in a wide variety of Early Years settings in West Sussex and Surrey, including nurseries, pre-schools and Children and Family Centres. As Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and Designated Safeguarding Lead, Sarah specialised in supporting vulnerable children and families.


Qualifications
BA(Hons) Early Childhood Studies and Early Years Teaching Status- 2013. University of Chichester.