​Protection of Children and Youth

The Archdiocese of Chicago is working hard to address, combat, and eliminate abuse in our Church.  Click below for information about how the Archdiocese works to prevent abuse, and what resources are available for victim-survivors.

To report an allegation of abuse and/or neglect of minors, contact the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Hotline at 800.25.ABUSE and/or contact your local police department. You can also contact the Office of the Protection of Children and Youth (OPCY) at 312.534.5254.

Click Here for the Archdiocese Protection of Children weblink.

Click Here for the Archdiocese Victim-Survivor Ministry weblink.