Children's Programs - Child Safe Statement

Child Safe Statement – Parent / Staff Handbook

The Grange Community Centre is committed to the protection of all children from all forms of child abuse and demonstrates this commitment through the implementation of a comprehensive Child Safe Program designed to keep children safe and endorsed by The Grange Community Centre Committee of Management. We are clear about our behavioural expectations of every person in our community.

At The Grange Community Centre, we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to acting in a child’s best interest and in keeping them safe from harm. The Grange Community Centre regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such, is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations to maintain a child safe culture that:

·         Has zero tolerance for child abuse;

·         Actively works to listen to and empower children;

·         Has systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and responds to them consistently in line with The Grange Community Centres policies and procedures;

·         Is committed to promoting physical, emotional and cultural safety for all children; and

·         Is committed to providing a safe environment for all children.

 

February 2017