CHILD SAFEGUARDING

Safeguarding - General Information.

 

Safeguarding Policy Statement in the Diocese of Derry

 

As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, the Diocese of Derry recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, are committed to ensuring their

safety and well-being, and will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this.

 

The Diocese recognises each child as a gift from God, and value and encourage the participation of children in all activities that enhance their spiritual,

physical, emotional, intellectual and social development.

 

All Church 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.

 

 

 

Derry Diocesan Safeguarding Office

Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop Street , Derry, BT48 6UJ

Tel:- 7136 2475. Fax:-7126 0970 Email:- safeguarding@derrydiocese.org

 

Safeguarding Coordinator: Mrs Paula Cunningham

Safeguarding Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop Street, Derry, BT48 6UJ

Tel:-7136 2475 Email :- safeguarding@derrydiocese.org

 

 

Administrative Officer: Mrs Anne Marie O'Brien

Safeguarding Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop Street, Derry, BT48 6UJ

Tel :-7136 2475 Email :- safeguarding@derrydiocese.org

 

 

Designated Liaison Person :Noel O'Donnell

Safeguarding Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop Street, Derry, BT48 6UJ

Tel:- +44 (0)7596 500 793

 

Dep. Designated Liaison Person: Celine McKenna

Safeguarding Office, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop Street, Derry, BT48 6UJ ‚Äč

Tel:- +44 (0)7707 311 358

 

Committee Membership:

Mrs Kathleen Bradley (chair), Mrs Nicki Fallon, Mrs Angela McIntyre, Mr Pat Armstrong,

Very Rev John McDevitt, Mrs Frances Hawkins, Mrs Oonagh Robinson,

Dr Anne Doherty, Mr Charlie O'Donnell, Mr Leo McCloskey.

 

 

 

Trainers:

Child Safeguarding Trainer: Training in progress

Adult Safeguarding Trainer: Mrs Paula Cunningham

 

 

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