Reporting Abuse

To report current sexual abuse of a minor by a member of clergy, an Archdiocesan employee, or a volunteer, your first call is to the Missouri Department of Social Services Children's Division Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-392-3738.  After you have reported to the authorities, please call the Office of Child and Youth Protection at 314-792-7704.

  

To report current abuse of a vulnerable adult by a member of clergy, an Archdiocesan employee, or a volunteer, your first call is to the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-392-0210.  After you have reported to the authorities, please call the Office of Child and Youth Protection at 314-792-7704.

  

To report the historical abuse of an adult survivor who was victimized as a child, please call the Office of Child and Youth Protection 314-792-7704.  The Archdiocese of St. Louis encourages adult victims to report historical crimes of abuse to the authorities and will support and assist individuals in doing so.  The Archdiocese will cooperate fully with any investigation that may result and continue to provide support to the individual.

  

Anyone wishing to make a complaint against a bishop of sexual abuse or other related misconduct may make such a report at ReportBishopAbuse.org or by calling toll-free 1-800-276-1562.  For more information please visit https://www.archstl.org/promise