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Safe Environment Program

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is committed to ensuring that diocesan institutions and ministries provide a safe and nurturing environment for children, young people and vulnerable individuals.  The mission of the diocese Safe Environment Program is to create a safe environment incorporating the standards as outlined in the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.

 


10-YEAR REPORT ON THE CHARTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Report says that "..there has been striking improvement in the Church's response to and treatment of victims."

 
 2013 Annual Report- Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

 

 


RESOURCES

Diocesan Safe Environment Policies

Survivor Outreach:  The Diocese of Richmond Victim Assistance Coordinator is available to help anyone who has been abused or victimized by someone representing the Catholic Church:


Diocesan Safe Environment Training/Child Protection Information (Background Screening and VIRTUS®)

 

 

 

 

 


 

Information on how to report abuse:

Additional Child Protection Resources:

 

Prayer Resources:

Internet Safety Resources: