“Protecting children is one of our most sacred trusts.”
(Bishop Bill Wright, 2012)
The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle has an absolute and abiding commitment to promote the safety, welfare and wellbeing of all children, particularly those who participate in the life of the diocese as part of our faith communities in parishes, in our diocesan systemic schools, as part of our welfare and community services through CatholicCare and other diocesan ministries or being enrolled in our early education centres. The diocese also promotes and protects the dignity, wellbeing and care of vulnerable adults in our community.
This page is regularly updated and additional tools and supports will be added over the coming weeks.
To assist you in playing your part in this vital work, the diocese has developed and maintains the following specialist child protection supports: