It is the policy of the Catholic Church in England and Wales to report all allegations of abuse to statutory authorities, regardless of whether the abuse occurred recently or in the past, or whether the accused person is living or deceased.
If you are in any role within the Catholic Church in England and Wales, you must refer allegations directly to the safeguarding office for your diocese or religious congregation, or directly to the Police.
If you are a member of the public, please refer allegations directly to the police and also to the safeguarding office in your diocese; (the relevant Diocesan safeguarding office can be located using the interactive map on the links page of the CSAS website www.csas.uk.net - contact details will be shown when you click on the relevant area of the map). You can also contact CSAS by telephoning 0207 901 1920 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note the Archdiocesan Safeguarding department is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm only.
Emails and phone calls are not monitored outside these times.
If your safeguarding query involves an Archdiocesan school, please contact Tim Warren - Archdiocesan Director of Education - on 0151 522 1000.
The contact details for the Safeguarding Department are:
Liverpool Archdiocesan Offices
Tel: 0151 522 1043 or 0151 522 1103 (General Office)
Alexandra Griffiths – Safeguarding Co-ordinator
Tel: 0151 522 1011 / 07733 125 457
John Lynch – Safeguarding Advisor
Tel: 0151 522 1013
Sylvia Cawley – Safeguarding Administrator
Tel: 0151 522 1043
Claire Newton – Safeguarding Administrator
Tel: 0151 522 1103
Deborah Kenna – Project Administrator
Tel: 0151 522 1094