Safeguarding Children

Please see our Safeguarding Policy Statement 2016

Diocesan Safeguarding Contact Details:
If you have a child safeguarding concern or wish to report an allegation, please contact one of the following:

The Designated Officers for the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore are:

Fr. Paul Murphy Tel : 087-9661959
Ms. Ann Howard Tel: 087-2166789

Tusla: Tusla, Child & Family Agency: 051-842827

The Gardaí:  051-305300.

Other Support Services available:
Please click on Contact Details – Statutory for support numbers and information.

Please click on Safeguarding Newsletter 2017 to read updates that were distributed to all parishes on our designated Safeguarding Sunday in the Diocese – 5th February ’17.

Forms & resources and listed below.

Please click on the four forms listed below to be completed by all new Church Personnel (staff/volunteers).

Vetting Invitation form for Adults
Vetting Invitation form for Minors
FAQ E Vetting
Online User Guide

Adult Volunteer Staff Application Form 2015
Adult Volunteer Staff Declaration Form 2015
Safeguarding Policy Agreement Document 2014
Waterford Lismore Safeguarding Children Policies and Procedures 2014
Church Porch Poster for Children
Altar Servers Information & Guidance
W & L Information flyer for children & young people
Information & Guidance for Children, Young People & Parents,Guardians
W LSacristy Altar Server Poster 032015
Accident / Incident Report Form
Altar Server Ministry Participant Application Form
Altar Server Application Consent Form
Parental Guardian Consent Form
Minister of the Word for young people
Child Protection – Recording Form
Template for Code of Conduct for Children and Young People
General Complaints Form
Character & Personal Reference Request

Diocese of Waterford Lismore Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures Summary 2014 (Print Version)