To report sexual abuse involving diocesan personnel – priests, deacons, teachers, employees or volunteers at schools or parishes – call the Diocese of Brooklyn’s toll-free, confidential sexual-abuse reporting line at: 1-888-634-4499.

If you suspect that a child or vulnerable adult is being (or has been) abused, call the New York State Hotline at: 1-800-342-3720.

If you suspect someone is in immediate danger, call911.

You can also obtain information from the Diocese of Brooklyn website (