All Saints Blackbutt South — Faith Communities of Adamstown, Cardiff and Kotara
SAFETY, WELFARE, WELLBEING
The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle has an abiding commitment to promote the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults - particularly those who participate in the life of the Diocese as part of our faith communities in parishes, in our diocesan systemic schools, early education centres and out-of-school hours care service, as part of our welfare and community services through CatholicCare and other diocesan ministries.
The office of the Director of Safeguarding has been established by decree, issued by the Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle
The Office of Safeguarding is an integral part of the Diocese, reporting directly to the Bishop's Office. The Office of safeguarding is placed outside the Diocese's services, programmes and parishes, overseeing their safeguarding standards in operations.
The Office of Safeguarding works with the NSW Police, the Office of the Children's Guardian, The Department of Community and Justice and other statutory authoriies and specialist authorities within the Catholic Curch in Australia to fulfil its responsibilities and maximise the safeguarding of chidlren and vulnerable adults.
Office of Safeguarding
PAMPHLETS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHO FEEL THAT THEY ARE AT RISK OR WISH TO MAKE A COMPLAINT