Bideford Catholic Churches



Safeguarding in the Diocese is set up to ensure the protection and safety of all children and vulnerable adults.  It is the responsibility of all parishioners to be alert to any possible problems and report them.

The Episcopal Vicar for Safeguarding is:-
Father Adrian Toffolo. Phone: 01803 294142

The team at the Diocesan Office consists of:

Bob Brown, Safeguarding Coordinator
Annette Burkinshaw, Safeguarding Officer
Mary England, Office Administrator
Office Telephone Number:  01364 645430

It is hoped eventually to have one Safeguarding Representative in each worshipping community. At present, Hilary Veale - 01237 477208 and Yvonne Watson - 01237 425878 cover both Bideford and Torrington.

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