April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Archdiocese of St. Louis  is committed to the prevention of child abuse and to assisiting those who are affected by incidents of child abuse.

In addition to contacting civil authorities,(and/or the  Missouri  Children's Division Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-392-3738) victims of sexual abuse are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance.  Reports of abuse by church personnel may be made to any pastor or to Sandra Price, the Executive Director of the Office of Child & Youth Protection at 314-792-7271.