Welcome to the Parish Safe Environment Program Webpage
Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, Revised 2011
- In 2002 the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops created the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. To make effective the goals of a safe environment within the Church for children and young people and of preventing abuse of minors, the members of the USCCB have outlined in this Charter a series of practical and pastoral steps.
Please click on this link to view the 2011 revision of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People:
Working Together to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Brochure
Safe Environment Program Handbook
VIRTUS for Children: Teaching Touching Safety Program
Live Scan Form (print off 3 copies and bring to a fingerprinting location with your valid identification).
An Option for Fingerprinting Locations
- Los Angeles Archdiocese Fingerprinting Schedule & Locations. The following link will take you to updated monthly schedules offering dates, hours, and addresses of rotating fingerprinting locations in all five regions of the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Phone numbers are included with each site so that you can schedule an appointment for fingerprinting. There is no charge for fingerprints when the Archdiocese uses their Live Scan machines. Please turn in a copy of your completed fingerprint form to the parish or your ministry leader.
- California Fingerprint Authority, 28130 Ave Crocker Suite 306, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
For questions regarding any of the Safe Environment Program information, please contact Bonnie at 661-296-6945 x7902 or firstname.lastname@example.org