You have the right to feel:

Respected

This means to be:

  • listened to
  • believed
  • accepted for who you are
  • valued

This right means you have the responsibility to respect others.

Safe

This means to:

  • have a safe home
  • not be harmed or hurt
  • have your feelings cared about
  • be supported to grow and develop well

This right means you have the responsibility to keep yourself and others safe.

If I feel that I am not being listened to, or I need someone to act on my behalf, or I want to make a complaint

I can

  • talk to my worker
  • call Centacare’s Intake Worker on (08) 8215 6700
  • contact The Guardian for Children and Young People on 8226 8570
  • call the Kid’s Helpline on 1800 55 1800
Childrens' Rights Brochure