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Diocesan Youth Protection Program

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The tragic issue of the sexual abuse of minors affects every part of society, and every profession.

While pledging zero tolerance for abusers in ministry or employment within the Diocese of Harrisburg, we also pledge our dedication to the healing and reconciliation of victims of sexual abuse as a minor. In fulfillment of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, adopted by the United States bishops in 2002, our Youth Protection Program provides for education and screening, outreach to victims and families, prudent and prompt inquiry into each accusation, open communication, and due process for all involved. Additional questions or request for information may be addressed by email to: YouthProtection@hbgdiocese.org

  • To report suspected abuse of a minor, call the toll free PA Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-932-0313.
  • To report suspected abuse of a minor by a church official, employee or volunteer, also please call the Diocese of Harrisburg Youth Protection Hotline at 1-800-626-1608 or email: ReportAbuse@hbgdiocese.org
  • Para reportar la sospecha del abuso de un menor, llame al número de teléfono gratuíto Línea de Ayuda Abuso del Niño Pennsylvania: 1-800-932-0313.
  • Para reportar la sospecha del abuso de un menor a manos de un official, empleado o voluntario de la iglesia, también llame al número de teléfono gratuíto de ayuda diocesana:  1-800-626-1608 o envíe correo electrónico: ReportAbuse@hbgdiocese.org

Contacts

Brittany Grigg
Diocesan Youth Protection Administrator

PH: 717-657-4804 x271
Email

Susan Reith
Diocesan Youth Protection Administrator

PH: 717-657-4804 x220
Email

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