The Catholic Church across Yorkshire’s historic West Riding since 1878


Parish Safeguarding Resources

Key Statutory Guidance relating to Children and Adults at Risk:

National Safeguarding Policies and Procedures:

CSSA (Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency) ensure that the Church’s policies on safeguarding are kept up to date with good practice and are accessible to people at all levels in the Church

Please find all the Catholic safeguarding policies and procedures which apply to all Parishes within the Diocese of Leeds in the link below. This includes guidance for:

  • How to respond to allegations of abuse
  • Good practice when working with children and adults at risk
  • Safer Recruitment

CSSA Safeguarding Practice Guidance

Other Useful Documents: