Victim Assistance

Contact Info & Staff

How to Report Suspicious/Inappropriate Behavior

It is every adult's moral responsibility to protect children and youth from abuse or neglect by reporting to the appropriate authorities.

To report known or suspected neglect or abuse, call the New York State Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720.


If you think a child (under the age of eighteen) is in immediate danger, call 911.


For instructions on how to report a recent incident, click here

Adults Reporting Past Abuse

All individuals who wish to report allegations of sexual abuse must complete the Complaint of Abuse Form.  Click here to download the form.  Contact the diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator Jacqueline Bressette at 315-470-1465 or via e-mail at  with questions about the form.

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