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Reporting child abuse and domestic violence

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you work as a professional with families, children or adults, and you suspect child abuse or domestic violence, you must act in accordance with the Model Reporting Code Domestic Violence and Child AbuseExternal link. This protocol offers a five-stage plan detailing the best course of action. If you would like advice or want to report domestic violence or child abuse, you can contact your local or regional Safe at Home Centre Veilig ThuisExternal link (Dutch).

Confidential grievance inspector for childcare

If you are a childcare centre employer who suspects an employee of (sexual) child abuse, you must contact a confidential grievance inspector with the Dutch Inspectorate of EducationExternal link (Inspectie van het Onderwijs). They will also provide counselling to employees and parents.

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency