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Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection


Policy Statement on Safeguarding

Bishops’ Conference for Scotland

“The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone. It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations. As a Church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.”

Further information can be found in detail in the policy document ‘In God’s Image’ 


St Peter’s

Assistance will be given to volunteers wishing to work with children or vulnerable adults as there is an obligation to become a member of the  Archdiocesan Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  There is no cost to the individual.

Tuesday 4 June at 7pm,  Part 1 Safeguarding training session

Training session at St Peter’s in the parish room, on Tuesday 4 June at 7pm.

For more information:

Contact: Joyce Cullen

St-Peter’s-child-and-vulnerable-adult-protection-volunteer-role (PDF)


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