Safe Environment Programs

The norms resulting from the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People require dioceses to work with parents, civil authorities, educators, employees and volunteers to establish and maintain the safest environment for minors.

Throughout the Diocese of Allentown, there are the following Safe Environment Programs:

  1. Background checks policy 
  2. Protecting God’s Children™ for Adults  
  3. Student Program in our schools and CCD (PREP) programs
  4. A Parent Program titled, “Called to Protect”
  5. A local Safe Environment Coordinator
  6. Guidelines for Spiritual Directors
  7. Guidelines for Counselors
  8. Policy concerning youth under 18
  9. Use of Parishioners homes
  10. Overnight Trip Guidelines
  11. Safe Environment Requirement Checklist