Your Support Keeps Kids Safe!

Model Policy Updated for 2020

For smaller churches, or churches just beginning their journeys into child abuse prevention work, this is our favorite shorter sample child protection and abuse response policy. The revised version for 2020 includes more information on healthy boundaries, appropriate touch, and positive discipline, as well as child-on-child abuse in families and faith communities.

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Dove's Nest's mission is to empower and equip faith communities to keep children and youth safe in their homes, churches, and communities. "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children"  (Luke 18:16 NLT).