EDUCATION

    Office of Child Protection & Safety

    The Office of Child Protection and Safety for the Diocese of Arlington provides programs to ensure a safe environment for children within the community of the Church.

    Children are the most precious resource of the family and the Church. The greatest care must always be taken when the safety of children is involved. The Diocese of Arlington is committed to providing a safe environment to all children entrusted to our care and assisting each child to grow in grace and wisdom.

     

    OPCYP Programs

    The Office of Child Protection & Safety provides several programs including:

    • A comprehensive training program for employees, volunteers, parents and children
    • Application procedures for persons working with children, including background checks
    • Monitoring of child and youth activities to ensure that all contact with young people is appropriate
    • Outreach and support for victims of child abuse and their families