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Resources for Safe Environment Coordinators

DOWNLOAD the Safe Environment Coordinator Manual (pdf)

Online Training Orientation for New Coordinators

Fingerprint Overview for Schools

Coordinating Safe Environment Practices

The Safe Environment Coordinator is appointed by the pastor of a parish or principal of a school to assist in ensuring that the Policy is fully implemented. The Safe Environment Coordinator:

  • Coordinates training and background checks for employees and volunteers;
  • Distributes child safety materials and information about diocesan child safety policies;
  • Tracks completion of safe environment requirements for those who will work with minors;
  • Assists in responding to inquiries and concerns;
  • Submits compliance information to the Office for Ministerial Conduct.

Tips, Resources & Notices

Child Advocacy Center

  • There is a Child Advocacy Center (CAC) in every county of New Hampshire, each providing coordinated support services to child victims of crime and their families. For more information about the advocacy centers, visit the Granite State Children’s Alliance website at http://cac-nh.org.

Safe Environment Database User Guide

  • CLICK HERE to download the Safe Environment Database User Guide (pdf)

Reminders for Safe Environment Coordinators  

  • Personal Safety Lessons for Students Deadline on April 30th
    Please be sure to teach either a Circles of Care or NetSmartz lesson to all enrolled students by April 30 and to submit your Tally Sheet by May 1.
  • The lessons and forms can be found here:
    Circles of Care and all forms

    If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ellen D’Intino at medintino@rcbm.org

Safe Environment Onsite Reviews are Being Scheduled for 2013-2014

Each parish and school in the Diocese of Manchester will undergo an onsite safe environment review at least once every four years. CLICK HERE for information on what to expect when a safe environment review takes place at your parish or school. You will also find a listing of parishes and schools scheduled for review during the upcoming year.

Previously Published Notices

Best Practices

  • CLICK HERE to read the best practices that have been indentified over the last few years..

Safe Environment Newsletters

For more information, please contact:
Mary Ellen D'Intino
Delegate for Ministerial Conduct
Director of Safe Environment Programs
Compliance Officer
(603) 663-0149


Eve Mongeau
Safe Environment Assistant
(603) 663-0109

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
(603) 669-3100
Fax: (603) 669-0377

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