Victims Assistance Ministry

The Archdiocese and our faith community stand resolute in our commitment to report allegations of sexual misconduct to law enforcement, support victim-survivors and protect children and the vulnerable.

Please help stop sexual misconduct in our communities by reporting to law enforcement and the Office of Victims Assistance Ministry of the Archdiocese at (800) 355-2545.

Here are some helpful resources and background on our prevention:

Our Staff

Dr. Heather Banis

Dr. Heather Banis, Ph.D.

Victims Assistance Coordinator


(213) 637-7650

Victims Assistance Team