As part of the ongoing commitment of the Diocese of Bridgeport to Safe Environments and to ensuring the safety of all children and vulnerable adults, we periodically publish updates for the faithful in the Diocese as well as key contact information. In this posting, we are pleased to provide information on how to report an incident.
If you have actual knowledge of or have reasonable cause to suspect abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult, or any allegation of abuse or misconduct involving a member of the Clergy, Seminarian, Religious Sister or Brother, Lay Employee, Lay Volunteer or Independent Contractor of the Diocese of Bridgeport, (whether the incident occurred recently or in the past) report that information immediately to:
Erin Neil, L.C.S.W., Director of Safe Environment & Victim Assistance Coordinator
Office: (203) 416-1406
Mobile: (203) 650-3265
Michael Tintrup, L.C.S.W., Victim Assistance Counselor
The CT Department of Children and Family (D.C.F.) Child Abuse and Neglect Care-line
within 12 hours of first becoming aware.
1 (800) 842-2288
For more information on how to report suspected abuse, warning signs, or other questions, please visit: https://www.bridgeportdiocese.org/safe-environments/report-an-incident-of-abuse/