Children & Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Policy Statement
The Archdiocese of Dublin recognises and upholds the dignity and rights of all, children, is committed to ensuring their safety and well being and will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this.
The Archdiocese recognise each child as a gift from God, and values and encourages the participation of children in all activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional intellectual and social development.
All diocesan personnel (including clergy, religious, staff and volunteers) have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse.
Your Parish Safeguarding Representatives Winnia Phelan and Frances Boland are contactable through the parish office.
If you have a concern about child abuse, please contact either:
Diocesan Safeguarding & Child Protection Service (CSPS) designated Liaison Person.
Mr. Andrew Fagan, Director Child Safeguarding and Portection Service
Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe College,
Dublin 3. Tel. 01 8360314
(Monday – Friday 09:00 to 17:00)
Deputy Designated Liaison Person
Ms Julie McCullough, Child Protection Officer, (CSPS) Tel: 8360314
Tusla Office: St John’s Road West, Kilmainham, Dublin 8 Tel 01 – 7718500(Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00)
Local Garda Station: Cabra Garda Station