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Children's Services

A child's first years of life set the foundation stone for their lifetime. It is a time to shape their development so that a child can become a positive, healthy young person who can grasp every opportunity presented. The YMCA understands how important it is for each child to be given these essential building blocks in life so they can reach their full potential.

The YMCA is a recognised provider of quality Child Care services. And we have almost 3 million participations in our children's services including kindergartens, early learning centres, outside school hours care and vacation care.

Our Commitment to Children and Young People

  • We commit to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access any of our programs, services and facilities.
  • We commit to listening to children and young people and empowering them by taking their view seriously and addressing any concerns they raise with us.
  • We commit to take action to ensure that children and young people are protected from exploitation, abuse or harm.
  • We commit to support families and communities to promote children's healthy development and wellbeing.

 

Our Commitment to ensuring a child safe organisation

  • We commit to using best practice standards in the recruitment, screening and employment of YMCA people so as they will not harm, abuse or exploit children and young people who are involved in our programs, services or facilities.
  • We commit to creating an environment for children and young people to feel and be safe in our care.

 

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YMCA Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy

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