Within the Parish of St Thomas The Apostle, Laurel Lodge, Child Protection is Everybody’s Responsibility
Safeguarding Children Policy Statement
We in the Parish of St Thomas the Apostle, Laurel Lodge, value and encourage the participation of children and young people in all parish activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development.
We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their protection and support.
In keeping with this, we will work to do all in our power to create safe environments for children and young people in order to secure their protection and enable their full participation in the life of the Church.
If you have any concerns regarding Child Safeguarding please contact…
Diocesan Safeguarding and Child Protection Designated Liaison person
Mr Andrew Fagan – Designated Person,
Ms Julie McCullough – Deputy Designated Person
The Safeguarding and Child Protection Service,
Archbishop’s House, Dublin 9 Tel: 01-8360314
Blanchardstown Gardaí: Tel: 01-6667000
Tusla Child and Family Agency, Tel: 01- 8708000 (Office hours -Outside office hours please contact An Garda Siochana, Blanchardstown).
The Parish Safeguarding and Protection Representatives:
For full contact details please click on this link
Click the links below for important documents on this issue.
Parish Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy and Procedures (September 2019)