Safe ministry Contacts
Call ‘000’ in an emergency
Call the NSW Police Assistance Line (131 444) for non-urgent responses.
Other hotlines that can help with specific adult situations include:
A helpful guide to reporting suspected abuse (in the case of vulnerable adults) is: http://safeministry.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SMR_AbuseReportGuide.pdf
In the case of suspected domestic violence a helpful resources is:
Online safety resources:
Safe Children - Helpful Links
Reporting when Children are at Risk: https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/families/Protecting-kids/reporting-child-at-risk/harm-and-neglect
Safe Ministry Training
Online training is available here:https://safeministry.training/online-training-information/
All lay ministers, ministry coordinators and members of Parish Council are required to have an up-to-date safe church training certificate.
The training must be updated every three years. The refresher training course is sufficient for this purpose and can be accessed from the above link. The refresher course must be accessed within two months of the third anniversary of your essentials training.