Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Persons

Safeguarding Children Policy is met and applied in Parishes in the Diocese. The Procedures are there to ensure that the Policy is followed, they can be found on the website Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Persons This website contains the Procedures and forms that need to be completed in working with children.

The Policy Document for Vulnerable persons is available on and the forms needed are those in the Safeguarding Children forms.
The Committee seeks new members for the Committee. The members are voluntary, however they do receive travelling expenses and costs for training is borne by the Diocese.

New Members required to have a background and or interest in Safeguarding Children or Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons:
* seeking person with IT and secretarial skills
* seeking persons who have a background, experience in social services:
* seeking person who works or worked with vulnerable adults:
* seeking person who worked with children / young people.

If interested Contact Diocesan Secretary for application form.
Contact numbers:
Cloyne Diocesan Safeguarding Committee 022-21009 087-2277274 Email – Website:

Designated Liaison Person(s) (DLP). 086 0368999 Email –
Diocesan Secretary – Fr Jim Moore – 021 4811430: Email –

Report an Allegation
If you, or anyone you know, has a child protection concern, or wishes to report an allegation of child abuse directly to Church Authorities, contact the Designated Liaison Person(s) (DLP). 086 0368999. If you, or anyone you know, has a child protection concern or, wishes to report an allegation directly to the Statutory Authorities, please contact the Garda or Tusla and ask to speak to the Duty Social Worker. Tusla (Child and Family Agency): Mallow / Fermoy Phone Number: 022 – 54100: Cobh / Midleton / Macroom Phone Number: 021 – 4927000

In cases of emergency contact An Garda Síochána.