REPORT CHILD abuse
To report the suspected abuse of a minor in the home, immediately report to County Children's Protective Services where the child lives.
San Bernardino County
To report the suspected child abuse outside of the home, immediately call the local law enforcement authorities where the abuse occurred.
To speak with the Victims Assistance Coordinator in the Diocese of San Bernardino, call (909) 855-2296
For assistance, please contact:
The Diocesan Office of Child & Youth Protection
Phone: (909) 475-5125
Email at email@example.com
Bishop Alberto Rojas' Letter on Sexual Abuse
SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE MUST BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY!
Fax or mail the state-approved form within 36 hours of making the report.
WHAT MUST BE REPORTED?
Physical Abuse: Unlawful corporal punishment or injury, willfully inflicted, resulting in a traumatic condition.
Emotional Abuse: Acts or omissions that have or could cause serious behavioral, cognitive, emotional, or mental disorders.
Sexual Abuse: Sexual assault and sexual exploitation.
General Neglect: Failure of a caregiver to provide basic needs where no physical injury to child has occurred.
Severe Neglect: Situations where the caregiver willfully causes or permits the child to be placed in a situation such that his or her person or health is endangered
If the suspected abuse took place at a parish, catholic school, or a diocesan event, report immediately to law-enforcement where the suspected abuse occurred.
Also, report to your immediate supervisor. If your immediate supervisor is the person who is suspected of committing the abuse, report to the next person up the line of authority.