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Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults       

Designated Person and Director: Mrs. Patricia Carville

Tel: 077 8991 7741



Chair, Advisory Panel: Mrs. Aileen Oates
Chair, Safeguarding Committee: Mr. Paul Carlin

c/o Diocesan Office, Bishop’s House, Armagh Road, Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN
Tel: 028 3026 2444

You can also contact:

National Board for Safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Ireland:
Towards Healing:
Helpline 0800 0963315 ( Northern Ireland) 1800 303416 ( Rep of Ireland)
Call 101

To download PDF files of our new policies and procedures please click the links below:

GAP Paper 3 Caring Pastorally and Managing Respondents

GAP Paper 2 Compassionate Response to Complainants

GAP Paper 1 Child Safeguarding and Digital Media

Guidance on processing an Access NI Application

1.Vetting application process-Guidance notes

2.Application form

3.Confidential Reference request

4.Confidential Declaration Form

5. ID Verification Form

6.Letter of Appointment

7. Code of behaviour

8. Safeguarding Agreement

9.volunteer letter


Church Celebret Notice

Adult safeguarding policy


Safeguarding Children Policy

Session booklet

Whistle blowing policy

There may also be helpful advice and information on the following websites: