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Safe Environment

Safe Environment Compliance

Safe Environment Compliance (Prevent and Protect) is required of any individual who has contact with minors, with vulnerable adults, or who makes home visits while working with our parish. Individuals are required to attend a Protecting God's Children workshop, view two online training modules regarding abuse reporting, complete a national criminal record check, and sign the Archdiocese's Code of Ethical Conduct.

*Please note: All volunteers must register with Prevent and Protect, which is the updated version of the Protecting God's Children program in the Archdiocese. If you have attended a Protecting God's Children workshop in the past, you will not need to re-take the workshop, and will simply need to view the training modules and complete the registration process online.

For a list of upcoming sessions or to register with Prevent and Protect, click here (use passcode stlprotect).


Abuse and Neglect Reporting

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
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-3738

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-0210