About Us

The Province is fully accredited by Praesidium, Inc, an organization providing consultation, risk management assessment, policy development, and training materials for use in preventing sexual misconduct and responding to allegations of sexual misconduct.
Protecting Children

Protecting Children, Young People, and Vulnerable Adults

The Jesuits and employees of the Midwest Jesuits are committed to the personal care of all individuals, especially the young and those who are emotionally, physically, or intellectually challenged. The Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces are fully accredited by Praesidium, Inc, an organization providing consultation, risk management assessment, policy development, and training materials for use in preventing sexual misconduct and responding to allegations of sexual misconduct. The Provinces maintain Praesidium Accreditation through periodic audits by Praesidium’s independent auditors.

How to Report an Allegation of Abuse
If you believe that you, or someone you know, has been abused by a Jesuit or a Province employee, you are urged to advise the Midwest Jesuits by calling or emailing Marjorie O’Dea, Director, Office of Safe Environment at 773-975-6363, or in writing to Marjorie O’Dea at 2050 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614. You are also advised to contact the appropriate law enforcement or child-protection agency in the location in which the incident took place. Online resources are available below.


Law Enforcement and Child Protection Agency Resources

Illinois
Department of Children and Family Services
Illinois State Police Department
Chicago Police Department

Indiana
Indiana Department of Child Services
Indiana State Police Department

Iowa
Dept. of Health & Family Services
Iowa State Police

Kentucky
Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services
Kentucky State Police Department

Michigan
Michigan Department of Human Resources
Michigan State Police

Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Human Resources
Minnesota State Police

Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Human Resources
Nebraska State Police

North Dakota
North Dakota Department of Human Resources
North Dakota State Police

Ohio
Prevent Child Abuse Ohio
Ohio State Police Department

South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Human Resources
South Dakota Police Department

Wisconsin
Dept. of Health & Family Services
Wisconsin Police Departments

Wyoming
Department of Family Services
Wyoming State Police


Additional Resources

Children Matter Network
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children






Publications

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Jesuits Summer 2016




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Manresa Jesuit Retreat House
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, located north of Detroit in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., offers retreatants a respite from the city on its 37–acre campus with almost 50,000 trees.