Five individuals with a background in psychology and mental health serve as Victim Assistance
Coordinators for our Victim Assistance Ministry. These individuals are located in communities
across the diocese. If you or someone you care about is suffering the pain of abuse, contact
one of the following victim assistance coordinators to report church-related incidents of abuse
or to seek support and find resources.
Grand Island Scottsbluff
Elizabeth A. Heidt Kozisek, Ph.D. Matthew Hutt, Ph.D.
Ann Talbot, Ph.D.
Cheryl Albright, M.S.
(308)440-7644 En Espanol
(308)672-0253 evening / weekend
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The Diocesan Child Protection Office will be offering two additional workshops for Safe Environment Coordinators on Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12 . The workshops will be held from 9 am to 3 pm at Holy Spirit Parish in North Platte. Both workshops will cover the same information addressed in the Summer workshops that were held in Grand Island, Alliance, and Broken Bow. Safe Environment Coordinators who did not attend a summer workshop are encouraged to attend on Friday or Saturday to receive updates on policy /procedures and training in presenting this year's continuing education "Creating Connections in Our Faith Environment: Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships." Please contact the Child Protection Office if you plan to attend.