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The Safety and Protection of God's Children

If you are ever concerned about the safety and protection of a child, you should always call local authorities FIRST and the church second.

Emergency Hotlines and Links

Medina County Sheriff's Department- (330)725-0028 or (330)725-6631

Medina Mental Health Crisis Center- (330)725-9195 or click HERE for detailed info

National Sexual Assault Hotline- 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Text Crisis Line- Text 4hope to 741741

Tweet the Lifeline (Twitter)- @800273TALK

To report any past or present suspected inappropriate behavior toward children by priests, deacons, religious, lay ecclesial ministers, or personnel associated with the Church, please contact the Diocesan Response Service at: (216) 334-2999 or

For extensive information on the Diocese of Cleveland's policies and procedures regarding the safety of our children, please click HERE.