If a person is in immediate danger, call 911 or call the Department of Family and Protective Services at 1-800-252-5400 or report the abuse online.
Written allegations (marked "Personal and Confidential") may be sent to: Office of the Bishop, Diocese of Victoria in Texas, P.O. Box 4070, Victoria, Texas 77903-4070.
To report suspected or known abuse by church personnel, please contact the diocesan Coordinators of Pastoral Care and Outreach: Father Gary Janak, Chancellor (361) 575-4741 or (361) 573-0828, Ext. 2214; or Sr. Emilie Eilers, IWBS (361) 575-7111.
Our Lady of Victory's Safe Environment Coordinator is Betty Mitchell. Mrs. Mitchell may be contacted by phone at (361) 575-8132 or by fax at (361) 573-5555. Training sessions are held frequently throughout the year. Call Betty Mitchell at 575-8132 or the Rectory at 575-4741 for the next scheduled sesson.
All adults who are working in the Diocese of Victoria with youth at Catholic Schools in classrooms or involved with athletics, Scout leaders and adult volunteers, youth ministry, Religious Education teachers and aides, as well as those adults who come in contact with vulnerable adults when taking Communion to homes are required to complete Safe Environment requirements before being involved in the noted areas.