400 South Adams Ave. Rayne, La 70578

Safe Environment

Mission Statement

In the Diocese of Lafayette, the Office of Safe Environment oversees the implementation of the diocesan program, “A Safe Environment for the Protection of Children and Young People.” The Office provides education resources for children, clergy, religious, and laity (employees and volunteers) in the prevention of and recognition of child abuse. This Office is also responsible for processing criminal history checks on all clergy, religious, and laity who have contact with minors. St. Joseph Parish participates in and is in conformity with all aspects of the Office of Safe Environment. 

Diocesan Policies

What To Do If You Suspect Abuse 

Opt-Out Letter 

Code of Conduct