The Archdiocese of St. Louis has developed a new system for safe enviroment compliance called Prevent and Protect STL

Everyone ministering to minors and vulnerable adults (clergy, employees and volunteers) in the Archdiocese are required to register in the new system. This includes those new to service and those who are currently in service.

For those who have already attended a Protecting God’s Children workshop, your previous training date will transfer to this new system. In addition to attending a live Protecting God’s Children Workshop, all clergy, volunteers, and employees will

  1. Register for an updated background screening

  2. View 2 new online training modules on abuse reporting and the Code of Ethical Conduct

  3. Agree to the updated Code of Ethical Conduct

Prevent and Protect Instructions

Victims of sexual abuse should contact the local police. In addition to contacting local police, victims 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 of the Office of Child and Youth Protection

314 - 792 - 7271 

Missouri Department of Social Services Children's Division

Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline Reporting Number

1 - 800 - 392 - 3738

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services

Adult Abuse & Neglect Hotline Reporting Number

1 - 800 - 392 - 0210