Down and Connor Diocese

It is required by law that all Parish Staff and volunteers who work with children and/or vulnerable adults comply  with statutory vetting procedures and work to a Code of Conduct.

The criteria for requiring statutory vetting is working/volunteering directly with children/vulnerable adults on behalf of the Parish or on Parish property.  Statutory vetting also applies to Groups using Parish property for classes etc.

The Membership of the Parish Safeguarding Committee

  • Mrs Margaret Rowan (Chair)
  • Fr Dermot McKay Parish Priest
  • Mrs Brigid McGuckian
  • Mrs Rosie Simpson

Further guidance and Information can be obtained by contacting any member of the Committee via the Parochial House at 028 28885220.

Diocesan Safeguarding Office

Business Hours:          028 9049 2783 or 028 9049 2798

Out of Hours:              07713 642 855

Ask for:                      Designated Officer

Social Services or the PSNI can also be contacted directly with regards to concerns for the welfare of children/vulnerable adults.

IF YOU HAVE A CONCERN PASS IT ON