Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 8/7/2022

To report abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult or an incident of child pornography in the Diocese of Bridgeport involving any person from the Church, call DCF at: 1.800.842.2288 and Erin Neil, L.C.S.W. at: 203.650.3265 or… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 8/1/2022

  To report abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult or an incident of child pornography in the Diocese of Bridgeport involving any person from the Church, call DCF at: 1.800.842.2288 and Erin Neil, L.C.S.W.… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 6/27/2022

Did you know.. In addition to notifying the police, there are laws that require a report to the Department of Social Services. ELDER ABUSE UNDER CONNECTICUT LAW Under Connecticut law (CGS… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 6/13/2022

Did you know.. One of the best ways to prevent vulnerable adults from becoming the subject of fraud, scams and identify theft is to stay current on these trends and… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 6/6/2022

Did you know.. The more often that you talk with your children about how to recognize and respond to unsafe situations in their environment, the more likely they are to… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/23/2022

Did you know.. VIRTUS, Protecting God’s Children for Adults is recognized nationally as one of the leading providers of Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention training. If a person attended… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/16/2022

Did you know.. The Catholic Church is deeply committed to protecting children from abuse and holding people accountable. In December 2021, the revised Book VI of the Code of Canon… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/9/2022

Did you know.. Training is provided for all adults and youth to identify warning signs and develop strategies for maintaining a safe environment for all. A designated Victim Assistance Coordinator… Read More

Safe Enviroment Weekly Update: 5/2/2022

Did you know.. Child abuse can occur in every culture and every socio-economic demographic. Peer reviewed research, especially that of the past 30 years, repeatedly shows this to be true.… Read More

Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/25/2022

Did you know… Some people falsely assume that child pornography is not abuse. Child pornography is a form of sexual abuse, with real victims in every image. The viewing of… Read More

Safe Environment Weekly Update – 4/18/2022

Did you know… Child abuse comes in many forms. Most people only identify child abuse as physically hitting a child. Neglect is also a form of abuse. Failing to provide a… Read More