Safe Environment (Protecting God's Children)

Safe Environment Compliance and Workshop Schedule

"It is the policy of the Archdiocese of St. Louis that all clergy, employees and volunteers whose service in the Church brings them into contact with children must have a regular background check conducted through the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for those who have lived outside the state of Missouri. They must also attend a Protecting God’s Children Workshop and sign this Code of Ethical Conduct."  Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson

Code of Ethical Conduct

Online Registration for Protecting God's Children Workshop

Missouri Family Care Safety Registry

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact JoAnn Bower, Accountant, at 636-239-7871 ext. 113 or by email at joann.bower@borgia.com.

Victim Abuse

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 314-792-7271 or sandraprice@archstl.org 

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