Catholic Diocese of Richmond

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Child Protection/Safe Environment Contacts

Nazia Shafi
Director of Safe Environment
(804) 622-5203

Karen Loper
Victim Assistance Coordinator/Safe Environment Coordinator
(804) 622-5175

Brianna Dickerson
HR/Safe Environment Coordinator
(804) 622-5178


Victim Assistance Program
The Victim Assistance Coordinator is available for minors or vulnerable adults who have been sexually abused by individuals representing the Catholic Church. The Diocese of Richmond encourages individuals to report abuse directly to law enforcement authorities by calling the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064 and then call the Diocesan reporting line at 1-877-887-9603. Your message will be received confidentially.