The Safety and Wellbeing of Young People is Our Number One Priority
At the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic we work every day to create a safe, inclusive and fun environment so kids can have every opportunity to be successful in life.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Paterson and Passaic in alignment with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is dedicated to the highest standards of behavior.
Our commitment is to ensure unwavering adherence to safety requirements, standards and best practices for the protection of our members and staff. Safety & security measures include, but are not limited to:
Mandatory Background Checks:
Mandatory background checks for all staff, volunteers and board members are required.
Required Immediate Reporting:
Staff and volunteers are all mandated reporters, and are required to report any critical incident/safety concern to local authorities immediately. We are also required to report any critical incident to Boys & Girls Clubs of America within 24 hours.
State and Local Laws:
We comply with federal, state and local safety laws, including those impacting facilities and vehicles.
Partner with Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA):
America’s young people deserve nothing less than our constant focus on their safety and our firm commitment to protect every child who is entrusted to our care at BGCPP. To learn more about our national safety policies and actions, please visit Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Child Safety page, here.