The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878.

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878.

Statement of Purpose

To recognise the personal dignity and rights of children and adults who may be at risk towards whom the Church has a special responsibility.

To support and encourage the diocesan parishes and individual members of it do all in their power to create a safe environment for all. 

The Safeguarding Co-ordinator will liaise closely with statutory authorities to ensure that any allegations of abuse are promptly dealt with, victims supported and perpetrators held to account.