Safe Environment Program

Mission Statement:

The Diocese of San Jose, through it’s Office for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (OPCVA) is committed to fostering healthy relationships by means of educating, training, and screening all adults who have regular access to children, youth and vulnerable adults within the Diocese of San Jose for the purpose of preventing harm.

St. Thomas of Canterbury Parish follows the diocesan guidelines and recommendations for the education and training of its employess and volunteers. It also educates its Catechetical students, parents and members of the community at large about ways to maintain healthy boundaries and keep children and vulnerable adults free from harm.

Volunteers must be fingerprinted and complete a Safe Environment Training course.

Safe Environment Curriculum

Parent Opt-out form