Jesuit High School and the Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province encourage anyone who witnesses or suspects that a minor is, has been, or is in danger of being sexually abused to report this to the proper authorities.
Reporting Abuse to State Authorities
For anyone who has cause to believe that a child’s (person who is currently a minor) physical or mental health or welfare endangered because of abuse (sexually or physically or mentally), please report this to the proper authorities in accord with Louisiana law. Jesuit High School employees are mandatory reporters when the victim is currently a minor.
When reporting abuse of someone who is currently a minor, contact the police and/or the appropriate child protection agency. In Louisiana the hotline number is (1-855-452-5437).
Reporting Abuse to School Officials
In addition and not as a substitute for contacting authorities when a person is currently a minor, to report current or past sexual abuse by a Jesuit or lay employee of Jesuit High School, please contact the coordinator of pastoral support and outreach:
Ms. Carol Zarinelli Brescia, MSW, LCSW
Confidential cell phone: (314) 915-7168
Confidential email: UCSOutreach@jesuits.org