Protecting God's Children
Requirements of the Safe Environment Program
A. All Employees and Volunteers who have contact with minors on a regular basis* must:
- Attend a Protecting Gods Children Workshop.
- Complete a criminal records check from the Family Care Safety Registry.
- Commit to the Code of Ethical Conduct for Clergy, Employees and Volunteers Working With Minors in the Archdiocese.
- Employees or volunteers who have resided outside of the state of Missouri any time over the last five years will have to undergo a one-time national background check . Illinois Residents will have Illinois and Missouri background checks conducted every even-numbered year.
Questions call Joan-427-0486 x201
http://archstl.org/ Workshop List.
Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division Child Abuse and
Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-3738
For additional information related to reporting incidents of suspected abuse, please refer to the Archdiocese’s Policy, Procedures, and Guidelines on Child Abuse and Neglect Reports or contact:
Office of Child and Youth Protection (314) 792-7704
Archdiocese of St. Louis archstl.org
Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance.
Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to:
Sandra Price, Executive Director
Office of Child & Youth Protection
Missouri Department of Social Services
Children’s Division Hotline Reporting Number: