Protection of children, youth, and vulnerable adults is a priority here at Ferndale.  This means:

    • ·       Zero tolerance for abuse

      ·      Documented policies and procedures (available upon request from the church office)

      ·       Screening of staff, ministry leaders, and workers

      ·      Police vulnerable sector checks completed

      ·       Annual training 

      ·       Mandatory reporting of incidents

      ·      Plan to Protect coordinator who is accountable to the church board and responsible for monitoring adherence to the policy and procedures