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Posted on January 01, 2024 in: News, Office for Safe Environments

We Can Help. Promise to Protect-Pledge to Heal

We Can Help

To report inappropriate conduct of any kind by a Diocesan Bishop please contact or call 1-800-276-1562
To report inappropriate contact of any kind by a representative of the Diocese of Norwich or for assistance for victims, please call The Diocesan Reporting Line @ 1-800-624-7407

If the incident involves a minor (persons under the age of 18), you must also call:

State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families Care Line
1-800-842-2288 –OR–
State of New York Child Protective Services

Incidents involving abuse of vulnerable adults aged 18-59 should be reported to:

Connecticut Department of Developmental Services - AID Division for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Incidents involving abuse of vulnerable adults aged 60 and over should be reported to:

Connecticut Department of Social Services for the Elderly

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Para reportar una conducta inapropiada de cualquier tipo por parte de un obispo diocesano, por favor contacte  o llame al 1-800-276-1562
Para reporter contacto inapropiado de cualquier tipo por medio de un representante de la Diócesis de la Norwich o para asistencia a vſctmas, por favor llame: La Linea de Reportaje de la Diócesis de Norwich @ 1-800-624-7407

Si el incidente involucra a un menor (personas menores de 18 años), tambien debe llamar a el:

Departamento de Niños y Familias de Connecticut 1-800-842-2288 -O-
Servicios de Protección de Niños del Estado de New York 1-800-635-1522

Incidentess relacionados con el abuso de adultos vulnerables de 18-59 años de edad deben ser reportados a el:

Departamento de Servicios al Desarrollo del Estado de Connecticut-División de Ayuda para Personas con Incapacidad Intelectual

Incidentess relacionados con el abuso de adultos vulnerables de 60 años de edad o más deben ser reportados a el:

Departamento de Servicios Sociales para el Envejeciente de Connecticut



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