Outreach and Support

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is committed to assisting in the healing process for those who have been victims of sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or by its lay employees or volunteers.


Our Victim Assistance Coordinator, Carol Brescia, is typically available by referral. Please contact Sandra Price, Executive Director of the Office of Child and Youth Protection, at 314-792-7704 or sandraprice@archstl.org for information.  If you wish to contact Carol directly, she may be reached at 314-997-9807.


Support groups for victims and survivors are offered through our partnership with Saint Louis Counseling. Please contact Saundra Barker, Program Director of Saint Louis Counseling, at 314-544-3800 x1306 for details.