Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework
REPORTING AND CONTACT DETAILS
You should feel free to contact any of the parish staff for:
- queries, suggestions or comments about making our parish as safe as possible for children, young people and all who might be vulnerable;
- to report concerns about risk or behaviours, or any incidents or allegations of abuse.
Please telephone 03 5258 1673 or email email@example.com.
If a child or adult is in immediate danger you should dial 000, and any crime should be reported to Victoria Police on 000.
Anyone who believes that a criminal offence has been committed against a child or young person should call Victoria Police on 131 444 or report online at: www.onlinereporting.police.vic.gov.au
Any concerns about risks to children and young people, or any allegations of abuse or unacceptable conduct, should be made to the Professional Standards Unit (PSU) of the Archdiocese of Melbourne – firstname.lastname@example.org T: 9926 5621.
Follow this link for the Framework on ‘Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Persons’ of the Archdiocese of Melbourne: https://cam.org.au/safeguarding-children-young-people-and-vulnerable-persons/
If a matter is reported to Victoria Police, advice to the Professional Standards Unit of the Archdiocese and to the Parish child safety contact person would also assist our work to make Holy Trinity Parish and other parts of the Archdiocese safe for all children and young people.
These other documents are useful links too:
Empowering children and young people PDF / 0.69MB (melbournecatholic.org)
Encouraging the participation of children and young people in decision making PDF / 0.73MB (melbournecatholic.org)
Consulting with children and young people PDF / 0.73MB (melbournecatholic.org)
Promoting the Safety of Children and Young People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse CALD Backgrounds PDF / 0.69MB (melbournecatholic.org)
Promoting the Safety of Children and Young People with a Disability PDF / 0.72MB (melbournecatholic.org)