Childsafe Statement of Commitment

Holden Street Neighbourhood House is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Holden Street has zero tolerance for child abuse and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our policies and procedures.

Holden Street is committed to provide a children safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children for culturally and linguistically diverse background as well as safety of children with a disability.

Every person in authority involved in Holden Street Neighbourhood House has a responsibility to understand the important specific role she/he plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.