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Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Trafficking

Diocesan Children and Youth Protection Website

The Catholic Church and Human Trafficking Policy


Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud, or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against their will. Force, fraud, or coercion need not be present if the individual engaging in commercial sex is under 18 years of age.

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Has resources on safety and awareness, as well as the prevalence of the problem, how to find help, how to spot it, and how to protect your loved ones.

Call: 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711)
Text: 233733

When I Call For Help


A pastoral response to domestic violence from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholics for Family Peace

A center for informing everyone on ways the Catholic community can promote peace and prevent and respond to domestic abuse, and to provide resources and promote prayer for all families.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Marriage Preparation

Natural Family Planning


Parenting Resources

Expectant Moms In Need Resources

Pro-Life Ministry

Divorced and Separated Ministry

Single Parents

Grief and Consolation Ministry

Mental Illness/ Addiction Assistance

Pornography Addiction

Publications for Purchase

Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Trafficking

Children of Divorce

End of Life Ministry

Resources/Ministry for Persons With Disabilities

Family Life Office

Andre McCarville

Maureen Roberts


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