The role of the Safeguarding Office is to assist parishes in their work with vulnerable groups to ensure a safe environment for all concerned. It is also the point of contact for all allegations of abuse of children or adults at risk in the diocese and offers assistance and advice to survivors and victims of abuse. Click the 'READ MORE' button to find contact details for the safeguarding office. Your contact will be treated as confidential.READ MORE
Links to all the information you need to safely recruit volunteers in your parish.
Details of all upcoming training can be found here. For access to the EduCare e-learning package please find the information in the resources section or 'Read More' to access a link.
The diocesan safeguarding commission is responsible for ensuring that the national safeguarding procedures for the Catholic Church are implemented and being used. There are twenty Religious Orders who are aligned to the commission; there is representation from both male and female Orders on the commission. You can see the names and roles of all the Diocesan Safeguarding Commission members.