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Safeguarding at St Patrick’s Parish

At St Patricks Parish we recognise and follow the policies and procedures advised by the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service. Details can be found on their website:

They can be contacted on their Advisory telephone line for advice relating to safeguarding within the Catholic Church, policy and procedures and DBS processing.

CSAS Advisory line: 020 7901 1920

At St Patricks Parish our Parish Safeguarding Representative is:

Pauline Humphrey

She can be contacted by email:

or telephone: 07799 495149

The Parish Safeguarding Representative has responsibility for promoting good and safe practices in all activities involving children, young people and adults and for providing advice on child and adult safeguarding matters within the Parish or Congregation.

Clifton Diocese have a Safeguarding Team. Information about safeguarding can be found on the Diocesan website:

The Diocesan Safeguarding team are:

Liam Ring Safeguarding Coordinator


Becky Cawsey Safeguarding Officer


Beci Monks Safeguarding Support and Administration Officer


Emma Kayne DBS Administrator


Office Tel No. 0117 954 0993

From CSAS website:

Accessing support

If you have been hurt by abuse you can talk to your safeguarding coordinator or other agencies such as those listed below.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.

Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.

Samaritans Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)