Contact Information for Civil Authorities by Diocese

Is a child or vulnerable adult in imminent danger?

  ** If yes, then dial 911 **

Otherwise, call civil authorities, as follows:

  • Diocese of Joliet, IL
    Reporting Sexual Abuse: English or Spanish
  • Diocese of Milwaukee, WI
    Kenosha County Department of Human Services: 262-605-6582 or after hours 262-657-7188
  • Diocese of Norwich, CT
    Reporting Suspected Abuse (Phone Card)
  • Diocese of Springfield, MA
    Department of Children and Families: Pittsfield, 413-236-1800 (or 1-800-292-5022) or after hours 1-800-792-5200
  • Diocese of Steubenville, OH
    Jefferson County Department of Jobs and Family Services: (740) 264-5515
  • Archdiocese of Washington, DC
    Appendix A (p. 47) of the Child Protection Policy

Further guidance on reporting abuse or suspected abuse: