Safe Environment

 

Each person has an inherent dignity as a beloved child of God. St. Mark Church is committed to providing a safe environment in our parish, in our Faith Formation programs, and in all of our ministries, especially those that serve children, youth, and individuals at risk.

 

PROTECTIVE  AGENCY  PHONE  NUMBERS
St. Mark Catholic Church

 

FIRST CONTACT:

Fr. Angel Quitalig (Pastor) 650-591-5937
Ed Ibarra (Coordinator of Religious Education and Youth Ministry)
650-591-7072

 

Anyone who has reason to believe, or might suspect that a child has been or is being abused, should report their suspicions first to civil authorities:

 

SAN MATEO CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

650-595-7922

 

BELMONT POLICE

650-595-7400

 

SAN CARLOS/REDWOOD CITY SHERIFF

650-363-4000

 

SAN MATEO CHILD ABUSE COUNCIL

925-519-8811

 

THEN CONTACT:

Rocio Rodriguez, Victim Assistance Coordinator, SF Archdiocese.  
415-614-5506
Email:  rodriguezr@sfarch.org

Call the same number for appropriate psychology/spiritual counseling for victims seeking assistance in coping with abuse.

If clergy involved – call 415-614-5611 Vicar for Clergy, Rev. Andrew Spyrow (Backup: 415-614-5589 Vicar for Admin, Fr. Piderit)

If lay personnel is involved – call Vicky Salgado, Dir. Of Human Resource 415-614-5541

(Backup: Human Resources Manager, Christine Escobar 415-614-5540)

If Religious Ed/Youth Ministry personnel are involved– call Dir. Of Pastoral Ministry, Deacon Fuad “Fred” Totah 415-614-5504 (Backup: Dir. Of Religious Ed, Sr. Celeste Arbuckle 415-614-5652)

For further information:

https://sfarchdiocese.org/how-to-report-suspected-abuse