The Child Protection Unit (formerly the Child Protection Office)

  • provides support to parishes and agencies in the Archdiocese of Adelaide in implementing the Policy for the Care, Wellbeing and Protection of Children and Young People
  • promoting communities to implement child safe initiatives
  • assists communities to create child-safe environments
  • organises and delivers Child Safe Environments – Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect training – both seven-hour and three-hour update sessions
  • provides resources for Parish Pastoral Councils
  • develops materials for volunteers who work with children and young people in Catholic communities in South Australia.


For further information contact the Child Protection Unit by phoning   
08 8210 8159 or email childprotection@adelaide.catholic.org.au