Safeguarding of Children


The Child Protection Team at Holy Cross Parish, Ardoyne in association with the Passionist Congregation, is committed to ensuring the highest level of protection for all children who engage with our Parish in any way.

The Child Protection Team has the responsibility for ensuring that the Holy Cross Childcare Policy is implemented and adhered to by all adults working with children.

Our role is first and foremost to see that Holy Cross Ardoyne is a safe place for children. To this end, we arrange training to ensure that all those working with children in our Parish understand and accept our Child Protection Policy.

We have implemented the Access N.J. Clearance procedure to ensure all adults in contact with children are appropriately vetted.

Contact Details



Social Services
(Regional Out of Hours Service)

028 9504 9999

NSPCC Helpline

0808 800 5000


Safeguarding and Vetting Office
120 Cliftonville Road,
BT14 6LA





028 9049 2798

Designated Liaison Person
Philip O’Hara

07534 992124


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