Child Protection Policy
There is a special diocesan phone line for reporting allegations of sexual abuse by church personnel and volunteers: 1.516.594.9063. The New York State abuse hotline for all allegations of child abuse can be reached at 1.800.342.3720.
Our parish complies with a diocesan child protection policy. The text of the policy can be found on the diocesan website at http://www.drvc.org/abuse/Diocesean_Child_Protection_Policy_827.pdf and is also available through the parish office.
A code of conduct to which all parish clergy, employees, and volunteers must comply can be found at http://www.drvc.org/abuse/PastoralConduct.pdf and is also available from the parish.
Further information, including information on the diocesan child protection and safe environment programs to which our parish subscribes can be found on the diocesan website at http://www.drvc.oprg/abuse/abuse.html.
Recent articles published in our parish bulletin can be accessed by clicking on the links below:
Article Continuing Ed 9 2011 & Article Power Up the Team to Protect Our Children 2011
E-mail the pastor at firstname.lastname@example.org