Safe Environment Office
The Safe Environment program is the archdiocesan response to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop’s Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. It consists of several parts including:
Various policies covering relationships, communications, and obligations of archdiocesan clergy, employees, and qualifying volunteers.
The office of Victim Assistance Coordinator.
Certification (training and background evaluations) for archdiocesan clergy, employees, and qualifying volunteers.
Appropriate education (Circle of Grace) for all children and youth of the archdiocese.
A Review Board to assist the Archbishop in his responsibilities for the protection of youth.
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