The SafeChurch Project - REGISTER NOW
"Safe church was such a blessing! It enabled us to talk through so many of the realities of childhood sexual abuse and gave us the framework to create a meaningful policy and approach to change our church's culture to an ongoing space of safety for children."
Lori Bass-Riley, Director of Children's Ministry at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church
The SafeChurch training was extremely beneficial in helping our church make our campus a safe and secure place to grow in the Lord. The instructors were highly knowledgeable and always accessible. Andy Hromoko, Mt. Lebanon Evangelical Presbyterian Church
SafeChurch Project has been implemented in numerous churches across the nation
and the demand continues to rise. In Western PA, the Samaritan Counseling Center is the SafeChurch Project Director. To date, 60+ representatives from 14 churches have participated in our SafeChurch program. Statewide, more than 100 churches have completed the training. SafeChurch has also been implemented in Texas, Virginia, Michigan, New York, Georgia and Oregon.
empowers faith communities to become informed, proactive leaders in
the movement to end child sexual abuse. Representatives from participating churches learn to foster a culture of engagement and advocacy for
keeping children safe in their church environment, home, school and
the broader community.
REGISTER NOW. Please call us at 412-741-7430 with your questions.
SafeChurch training includes "Tamar Speaks," an inspirational retreat for survivors of CSA and a customized educational event for your church which are included in the cost.
Interested in learning the history of SafeChurch? The Samaritan SafeChurch program was developed in Lancaster, PA by Linda Crockett, counselor, author and human rights activist. LEARN MORE...