Reporting Sexual Abuse

The Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids has a policy regarding reporting and dealing with sexual abuse. Any person having reasonable cause to suspect past or present sexual abuse by a religious member (bishop, priest, deacon, nun, brother, etc.) or by any person acting under the authority or apparent authority of the church, is urged to contact the

Victim Assistance Coordinator:
Diocese of Grand Rapids
360 Division Avenue S
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-243-0491

Alternatively, you may contact the Michigan Attorney General either through its toll-free hotline at 844-324-3374 (Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or by email aginvestigations@michigan.gov
To read letters from Bishop Walkowiak to the faithful or to learn more about safe environment efforts in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, visit dioceseofgrandrapids.org