Healing Resources

Anyone who has suffered sexual abuse or exploitation by a priest or anyone else involved in Church ministry in the Diocese of New Ulm should immediately report such misconduct to local law enforcement, regardless of when the misconduct occurred.

Contact information for county social service agencies and county law enforcement agencies for the fifteen counties of the Diocese of New Ulm (Updated 2015).

Victims and survivors of abuse in the Church are also encouraged to contact the diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator or the Bishop’s Delegate in Matters Pertaining to Sexual Misconduct at 1421 6th Street North, New Ulm, MN 56073, phone: 507-233-5313, for counseling or other assistance in healing.

Additional resources:

American Psychological Association Resources about Sexual Abuse
Resources for victims and survivors

Minnesota Crisis Connection
If you are in crisis, call (612) 379-6363 or (866) 379-6363 to reach Crisis Connection

National Center for Victims of Crime
News, information and resources for victims and survivors

U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime
News, information and resources for victims and survivors

USCCB – Child and Youth Protection
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops website has contact information for diocesan victim assistance coordinators throughout the country, as well as other resources