Kildare and Leighlin Diocese
Diocesan Director of Safeguarding
C/O Bishops House, Old Dublin Road, Carlow.
Tel: 085 8021633
The Diocesan Director of Safeguarding is the person responsible in our diocese for receiving all Child Safeguarding concerns and reporting same to the civil authorites.
HSE LoCall Information Line 1850 241 850
8am to 8pm, Mon to Sat
Local Contacts for HSE Children and Family Services
Kildare/West Wicklow Area Tel: 045 873200/ 045 882400
Outside of these hours in cases of emergency please contact An Garda Síochána domestic and sexual assault unit Tel: 01 6663430 / or your local Garda station (Lexlip Garda Station: 01 6667800, Carbury Garda Station: 046 9553002).
For further information on local Garda Stations – www.garda.ie
Parish Safeguarding Representative
Their role is to promote awareness of the diocesan safeguarding children policy and procedures at parish level and to ensure that church activities are provided in a way that ensures the safety and well-being of the children involved.