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The Archdiocese of Newark takes very seriously any and all credible complaints of sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy, religious, lay staff and volunteers of the Archdiocese. We encourage anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual abuse of a minor to inform the Archdiocese immediately so that we can take appropriate action to protect others and provide support to victims of sexual abuse.

Whom can I contact to report an allegation of sexual abuse or misconduct?
 
If you suspect a child is in imminent danger from abuse, please call 911 immediately.
 
To report known or suspected child abuse:
Contact the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP)
24-Hour Child Abuse Hotline: 1-877-652-2873
 
And, contact your County Prosecutor:
 
Bergen County     (201) 646-2300
Essex County        (973) 621-4700
Hudson County    (201) 795-6400
Union County       (908) 527-4500
 
New Jersey Clergy Abuse Hotline: (855) 363-6548

Any person who wishes to report an incident of sexual abuse of a minor committed by a member of the clergy, religious, lay staff or volunteer of the Archdiocese of Newark should contact the Archdiocese as follows:

Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection
The Archdiocese of Newark
171 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

T: 973-497-4254  F: 973-497-4001  And/or: Coordinator,  T: 201-407-3256


Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service


The Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service has been established to receive reports of sexual abuse and related misconduct by bishops, and to relay those reports to proper Church authorities for investigation. Where a report includes a crime, such as the sexual abuse of a minor, it will also be reported to civil authorities. Otherwise, reports will be kept confidential. To report abuse, go to ReportBishopAbuse.org or call 800-276-1562.

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Policy of the Archdiocese of Newark in Response to Complaints of Sexual Abuse, including Sexual Abuse of Children and Young People

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions Concerning Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Including Sexual Abuse of Children and Young People - January, 2019

December 2, 2002 
New Jersey Division Of Criminal Justice Obtains First-In-Nation Agreement With Statewide Catholic Dioceses For Reporting Sexual Offenses To County Prosecutors & Police Memorandum Of Understanding Seeks To Protect Children & Victims 

 

Contact Us

Karen Clark
Director, Department for the Protection of the Faithful
973-497-4254   email: clarkkar@rcan.org

 

Gina Criscuolo, LCSW
Coordinator, Office of Accompaniment
201-407-3256 email: eugenia.criscuolo@rcan.org

 

Any person who wishes to report an incident of sexual misconduct by a member of the clergy, religious or lay staff of the Archdiocese of Newark should contact the Archdiocese as follows:

By Mail: 
Director, Department for the Protection of the Faithful
The Archdiocese of Newark
171 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104 

By Phone: 
201-407-3256

By Fax: 
973-497-4001