Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding Policy Statement (2016 poster)

Safeguarding Children Policy & Procedures (White Folder)

Safeguarding Children Procedures & Forms (Blue Folder)

For the procedures to implement the child safeguarding Policy, the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore follow the guidance of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland available at www.safeguarding.ie/index.php/guidance

Child Safeguarding Statement Diocese of Waterford and Lismore 2018

Safeguarding Newsletter 2018

Safeguarding Children Policy Standards 2016 NBSCCCI

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
Online User Guide

Recruitment Selection Checklist Form 1.1A(1)
Application Form 1.1A(2)
Declaration Form 1.1A(3)
Character & Personal Reference Request Form 1.1A(4)
Confidentiality Declaration Form 1.1A(5)
Declaration Form of Good Standing Form 1.1C(2)

Induction Agreement Form