How to Report Abuse

In the event that you suspect or have been told that a child or vulnerable adult has been abused, or are aware of the use of child pornography, it is important that you contact the appropriate authorities immediately.

How to make a report

  • Document the information of the situation, using the Archdiocesan report form (PDF)
  • Call your local law enforcement agency or 911.
  • After being reported to civil authorities, contact your Supervisor, and follow the conversation with the written report.
  • If the abuse has been perpetrated by clergy or other church personnel, contact the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Director, Jenny Michaelson at 907-297-7736

Who to Call for Assistance and Support?

  • Archdiocesan Victim’s Assistance Coordinator, Heidi Carson: 907-297-7786
  • Archdiocesan Safe Environment Director, Jenny Michaelson: 907-297-7736
  • Office of Children’s Services: 1-800-478-4444
  • Alaska Adult Protective Services: 1-800-478-9996
  • STAR, Standing Together Against Rape: 1-800-478-8999
  • Alaska Cares: 877-561-8301

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