The Child Victims Act provides survivors a one-time "lookback" window to file civil actions where the statute of limitations has already passed.  This means no matter how long ago you were sexually abuse, you can bring a claim.

September 9, 2018

One in 4 girls and 1 in 7 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age of 18 and the sexual abuse is often perpetrated by someone a child knows.  In fact, over 90% of child sexual abuse occurs with someone a child has an established and trusting relationship,...

In a handful of Dioceses across New York State, the Catholic Church has offered adults sexually abused as children an opportunity to participate in a voluntary settlement program without having to go to court. The final agreement and release does not preclude the victi...

December 11, 2017

Brooklyn and Rockville Centre Diocese IRCP Programs are OPEN.  The deadline for the Brooklyn IRCP reporting is December 21, 2017 and the claim is due in by February 28, 2018 BUT YOU MUST report the abuse by the 21st of December.   

Rockville Centre Phase...

November 22, 2017

Sexual Predators in the Priesthood. Brooklyn and Rockville Centre Diocese Clergy Abuse Victims: It's something that happened to you that you've kept inside for a long time, you are not alone.

November 15, 2017

If you are not a victim of sexual abuse think hard about what your world was like when you were 9, 10 or 12 years old.  Now imagine that the trusted parent(s) in your world wants you to be part of something bigger than you, they want you to be an alter server or want y...

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