The Safety and Protection of God's Children
If you are ever concerned about the safety and protection of a child, you should always call local authorities FIRST and the church second.
Emergency Hotlines and Links
National Sexual Assault Hotline- 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Text Crisis Line- Text 4hope to 741741
Tweet the Lifeline (Twitter)- @800273TALK
To report any past or present suspected inappropriate behavior toward children by priests, deacons, religious, lay ecclesial ministers, or personnel associated with the Church, please contact the Diocesan Response Service at: (216) 334-2999 or Response_services@Dioceseofcleveland.Org.
For extensive information on the Diocese of Cleveland's policies and procedures regarding the safety of our children, please click HERE.