Parish of St. Philip the Apostle, Mountview & Blakestown : Child Protection Policy Statement
DIGNITY -  RESPECT  - PROTECTION - SUPPORT

We, in the parish of St. Philip Apostle, Mountview & Blakestown 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 to secure their protection and enable their full participation in the life of our parish and church.

CHILD PROTECTION CONTACT NUMBERS

Diocesan Safeguarding & Child Protection Service
Diocesan Offices, Archbishop’s House, Drumcondra, Dublin
Tel: (01) 836 0314.       Fax: (01) 884 2599
Email: cps@dublindiocese.ie
Website: www.csps.dublindiocese.ie

Director /Designated Person: Andrew Fagan (01) 836 0314

 Child Protection Officer: Ms. Julie McCullough (01) 836 0314

 Training and Development Coordinator: Mr. Garry Kehoe (01) 836 0314 086 084 1734  
Email: garry.kehoe@dublindiocese.ie

General Information

 Ms Geraldine Tierney or Ms Aileen Byrne:  (01) 836 0314

Towards Healing: a counselling & support service for survivors: 0800 096 3315

 The Rape Crisis Centre
70 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Tel: 1-800-778-888    Mon – Fri  8.00am – 7.00pm, Sat. 9.00am – 4.00pm

 Local Garda: Blanchardstown (01) 666 7000

 Local HSE: Mountview Health Centre.  (01) 821 0703

 Samaritans:   1850.60.90.90

 Childline:  1800 666 666

 Parish Child Safeguarding Representatives : Liz Mathew & Barbara Gilleran