Gulf Atlantic Diocese is committed to the protection of adults and children from misconduct and abuse. Help us build a culture that chooses the light by saying something when you see something.
1. Report to the Diocese
You may report complaints of clergy misconduct or anything you don't feel comfortable speaking with your congregational leadership about to an external responder using one of the following methods.
- Fill out this reporting form, or
- Utilize our safeguarding hotline 904-300-0512, or
- Email the Safeguarding Response Team.
2. Report to the State
Anyone who knows of, or has reasonable cause to suspect, an adult who has been abused, neglected, or exploited in violation of the law should immediately contact the appropriate state abuse hotline (see below). All reports are confidential and access to these reports is limited by specific criteria described in the appropriate state’s statute(s).
Florida Child Abuse Hotline Nunmber - 1-800-962-2873
Georgia Child Abuse Hotline Number - 1-855-422-4453
Alabama Child Abuse Reporting - https://dhr.alabama.gov/county-office-contact/
Mississippi Child Abuse Hotline Number - 1-800-222-8000