Safe Environment Program

The Office of Child and Youth Protection serves persons who bring forward allegations of sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or by lay employees and volunteers of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis. In addition the Office of Child and Youth Protection oversee and ensure compliance with policies and procedures created to receive and investigate reports of abuse as required by the Holy See, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the Archdiocese of Saint Louis. In addition the Office of Child and Youth Protection is responsible for the activities and concerns brought before the Archdiocesan Child Safety Committee as well as the Archdiocesan Review Board.

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
[email protected]
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

Archdiocesan Safe Environment Program

SAFE ENVIRONMENT COMPLIANCE AND WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:
Prevent and Protect

Report Abuse

The Office of Child and Youth Protection serves persons who bring forward allegations of sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or by lay employees or volunteers of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis.  When reporting abuse of someone who is currently a minor, please contact the appropriate civil authorities before contacting the office below.  To report past abuse, please contact:   

Sandra Price  

Executive Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection

314-792-7704

sandraprice@archstl.org

In addition, to report current abuse of vulnerable adults, please call the Missouri Department of Health & Human Services Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-392-0210.