SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN STATEMENT
This document can be downloaded from the diocesan website – www.kandle.ie
As required of all church personnel in this diocese, we will adhere to ‘Kildare & Leighlin Diocese: Safeguarding Children Policy & Procedures’ (Feb 2013).
If you have a concern contact:-
Diocesan Designated Person; (D.L.P.) –
Ms Joan Treacy:085-8021633
The DLP is the person responsible
in our diocese
for receiving all Child Safeguarding concerns
and reporting same to the civil authorities.
Local Safeguarding Representatives: –
The LSR’s role is to promote awareness
of the diocesan safeguarding children policy and procedures,
to ensure that church activities are provided in a way that ensures the safety
and wellbeing of the children involved.
Duty Social worker can be contacted 9am-5pm
057 86 92567/8
057 93 70700
HSE National information line:- 1850 24 1850
Outside of these hours in cases of emergency please contact An Garda Síochána
Tullamore: 057 93 21305
Portarlington: 057 8623112