Ensuring a safe community


In the event of a safeguarding concern, please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer Laura Hughes in the first instance.

Should Laura be unavailable, please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Jenny Leccardi.

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Fiona Byrne

Parish Safeguarding Officer

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Jenny Leccardi (Pictured), Narinder Lyon, Carla Darbyshire

Diocese Safeguarding Advisors



it's everyone's responsibility.

Please email Fiona Byrne on or phone on 07790 011 503 if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child, young person or vulnerable adult within the church.


Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or adult with vulnerability.

The parish's safeguarding officer is Fiona Byrne

Parish Safeguarding Officer
Fiona Byrne

Tel: 07790 011 503

If you would prefer to speak with someone outside the church:

Leeds Diocesan Safeguarding Officera
Jenny Leccardi, Narinder Lyon, Carla Darbyshire 

0113 353 0257

Local Authority Social Services
0113 222 4403



The parish's safeguarding  policy  can be viewed here

A full copy of National Policy and practice can be found here.

Wortley and Farnley's adoption of the National Safeguarding Policy can be found here

The Safeguarding section of the website of the Diocese of Leeds, which includes emergency contact advice, can be accessed here

National helpline numbers can be accessed here