Protecting Children Safe Environments

Screening

Criminal History Background Checks

All paid Church personnel (clergy, religious and lay) including those paid by stipend shall have a criminal history background check whether they provide services to the Archdiocese, parish, school, early childhood center, or other diocesan institution, if they have unsupervised contact with a child, the elderly or persons with disabilities.

Volunteers who regularly are entrusted with unsupervised contact with a child, the elderly, or persons with disabilities shall have a criminal history background check.