Our Diocese

Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

The  Diocese of Westminster Safeguarding Team are following Government Guidelines and will be mainly working from home until further notice, please see below on how to contact us at this time.

Email: Direct any concerns via email to the main inbox, safeguarding@rcdow.org.uk

Phone: Call our direct office numbers as normal (please see below), these have been diverted to our mobile phones.

Post: Please avoid sending items by post if possible. Scanning documents to us is the preferred option at this time.

In Person: Visiting Vaughan House is by appointment only. Please book an appointment with the relevant team member and ensure you have read and agree to 'Our Commitment to Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020' prior to your visit.



safeguarding advice for stewards - guidance on reopening -.pdf

faqs - Re-opening of churches for individual prayers from Monday 15th June 2020.pdf

responding to domestic abuse - csas 16th june 2020.pdf


If you have information of a safeguarding nature where a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention call the emergency services on 999. 

If you wish to report any safeguarding concerns, past or present,  please email us on safeguarding@rcdow.org.uk. We will ensure that any concerns are dealt with in a timely and appropriate manner.

Otherwise, please contact the Safeguarding Team below.

RCDOW Safeguarding Team

Episcopal Vicar for Safeguarding - Rev Monsignor Séamus O'Boyle:

seamusoboyle@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7226 3277

Safeguarding Co-ordinator - Geraldine Allen:

geraldineallen@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9350/ 07803 634 236

PA to the Safeguarding Coordinator/Team Administrator/Commission Secretary - Gabriele Sedda:

gabrielesedda@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9356/ 07851 250 899

Safeguarding Officer - Sarah Robinson:

sarahrobinson@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9186/ 07851 250 897

Safeguarding Officer  - Rebecca Williams:

rebeccawilliams@rcdow.org.uk  / 020 7798 9096/ 07851 250 895

Safeguarding Officer - Natalie Creswick:

nataliecreswick@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9359/ 07889 805 284

DBS Administrator - Jackie Krobo:

jackiekrobo@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9352/ 07515 329 617

Safeguarding Support Officer - Arianna Sommariva:

ariannasommariva@rcdow.org.uk / 020 7798 9358