If someone associated with the Church, including clergy, employees, or volunteers of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, is suspected of abuse, then the suspected abuse must also be reported to the Archdiocesan Office of Child and Youth at 410-547-5348 or the Victims Assistance Line at 1-866-417-7469.
Allegations of abuse involving bishops of the Archdiocese of Baltimore should be made both to civil authorities and then to the secure EthicsPoint site here. Reports about bishops are sent directly to retired judges who are not employees of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and serve on the Independent Review Board.
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Archdiocese of Victims Assistance Line
(Toll Free) 1-866-417-7469
Archdiocese of Baltimore Office of Child Protection
Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Offices
|Anne Arundel County||410-222-1740|
If you know or suspect that a child has been abused or neglected, contact your local authorities right away. Or, for assistance, call the ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline (Staffed 24 hours daily by professional crisis counselors) at 1-800-4-A-CHILD.
If you are a victim of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you might also contact the RAINN National Sexual Assault Online Hotline.