MOURNE ROAD, DRIMNAGH
CHILD SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT
We in the Catholic Parish of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mourne Road, Drimnagh recognise the personal dignity and rights of children. Our prime concern is the safety and welfare of the children in our care. All who share in the parish's ministry with children are committed to good pastoral practice. We aim to protect the children in our care from harm by developing an awareness of the practices that safeguard them. If we consider any child to be at risk we will inform the statutory authorities and help them in any way possible.
This statement is to be implemented by the Parish Team through the training of workers. It will also be monitored and managed by the Designated Person and the Parish Priest.
This policy is a working document and, as such, will be reviewed on an annual basis to determine that it is fulfilling a recognised need.
This Policy Statement includes detailed sections on each of the following:
Some useful contact phone numbers:
Copies of the Policy Statement are available for inspection in the Parish Office and on our Parish website.
Canon John Flaherty P.P.
Frank Quinn, Chairperson Parish Council
Mr. Andrew Fagan (Director and Designated Person)
Tel: 01 836 0314 (Mon-Fri 09: - 17.00).
How to make a complaint
P.O. Box 5654, Dublin 14,
Freephone Ireland 1800-303416
Text Line Number: 085-8022859
(for hearing impaired service users)
HSC Child Protection Services
Locall 1850 24 1850
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