Child Protection Policy

InclusivED shares a responsibility with family, participants, networks and agencies to report any concerns of child abuse or children suffering significant harm, to the Victorian Child Protection Service.

All providers, family members, participants and people working with InclusivED have a right to be safe and supported when working with each other in the best interest of the participant. InclusivED as a service organisation is mandated to report any risk of abuse to Child Protection.

Participants and their family members also have a responsibility to the child, student and participant to raise any concerns of abuse or risk of abuse they may have about a support staff member.

Abuse can be emotional or psychological, neglect, physical and/or sexual. If you have any concerns regarding the above please contact:

Victoria Police: 000

Child Protection business hours: 8.45am – 5.00pm (Monday – Friday)

North Division Intake: 1300 664 977

South Division Intake: 1300 655 795

East Division Intake: 1300 360 391

West Division Intake – Rural and regional only: 1800 075 599

West Division Intake – metropolitan only: 1300 664 977

After-hours Child Protection Emergency Service: 13 12 78

Note – the after-hours service is available 5.00pm to 9.00am, Monday to Friday. It is available 24 hours on weekends and public holiday. The Victorian Child Protection Service details are listed on the website below: https://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/child-protection

Updated 1st May 2021