Safeguarding Children Initiative (SCI) is a charitable organisation which aims to reduce child abuse and neglect in New Zealand by:
*Delivering evidence-based seminars and training to empower those working with children and communities to protect children and young people.
*Safeguarding Capacity Development - to work with community organisations to increase their culture of child protection, capacity, systems, and workforce development
*Elearning - New Zealand's first and only child protection elearning. Using Information Technology to improve access to vital child protection training across the nation.
*Advocacy for children and young people at a local and national level.
We believe every child matters and for the most vulnerable children everyday matters. Children rely on the adults and community around them to understand the potentially devasting impact of what they are experiencing and take action to help.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides advice / information / advocacy
Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)
Education / training / research
Health, Community development, Social services
Children / young people
Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, Animals, People with disabilities, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups
Safeguarding Children Initiative (SCI) is a charitable trust with 8 trustees. We employ:
A General Manager/Child Protection Consultant
2 Safeguarding Capacity Development Lead/Child Protection Consultants
An Office Administrator
An Operations Manager
Contracted in subject experts as required
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.