Reporting Child Abuse

How to report and who to report to

If you are worried about the immediate safety of a child or young person, or if you are reporting any  form of sexual abuse, call South Australia Police (SAPOL): 131 444

If you believe a child or young people has been abused or neglected, or is at risk of abuse or neglect call the Department for Child Protection Child Abuse Report Line on: 13 14 78

To discuss or report historical abuse by Catholic church personnel, please contact the Professional Standards Unit 

Please see our flowchart guiding reporting procedures for clergy, religious, employees or volunteers of our Archdiocese.


 Child Protection Flowchart.pdf