Report Misconduct

The 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.

2. Report to the State

Anyone who knows of, or has reasonable cause to suspect, a child 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 - 1 (800) 962-2873

Georgia Child Abuse Hotline Number - 1 (855) 422-4453

Alabama Child Abuse Reporting -

Mississippi Child Abuse Hotline Number - 1 (800) 222-8000