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The two disciples recounted what had taken place on the way, and how Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of bread.

- Luke 24:35


To register for your SafeParish account go to:
and follow the instructions below.

Welcome to the new Archdiocese of Cincinnati Child Protection platform — SafeParish™. 

If you are a new employee or volunteer, please register for your SafeParish™ account and complete your background and training requirements. Registration instructions are below. Please contact your local safe environment coordinator with questions.


Go to www.aocsafeenvironment.org/.

Click "Register" on the top right of the home page

Enter the passcode protectcincy when prompted.

Select the location from the drop down where you are employed or volunteer.

Click the role(s) associated with your employment/service at the parish, school, or Archdiocesan institution. Select a sub-role from the drop down to describe your employment/service at this location.

If you are active at only this location, this will be your primary location.

If you are active at more than one location, click the ADD PARISH/LOCATION button and repeat the steps above. With more than one location, please click the "This is my main/primary location" radio button to indicate where you are employed or, if you are a volunteer, where most of your ministry or service is performed.

Complete your personal information. Please enter your legal name for the purposes of the background screening. There are no credit checks and no soft hits to credit.

Create a username, password and password clue.

If information regarding your previous safe environment account can be located, it will be displayed. Click the radio button for the correct choice or choose none of the above if none of the information pertains to you. If your information was found and you clicked the appropriate radio button information regarding your training and background check dates will be transferred into your SafeParish account.

Agree to the Terms of Use and click SUBMIT.

If you have not previously completed an online background check you will be prompted to submit information for a background screening through SELECTION.com.

You will be required to acknowledge that you have downloaded and accepted the terms of the Decree.

If you have completed the required background checks and child protect training, you will be prompted to click the link to Continue to the Home Page. Your registration is complete.

If you need to complete background check requirements or training, you may use the links in your approval checklist to access these requirements. These steps may be completed all at once or may be completed separately at your convenience. You will receive an automated email weekly to remind you which requirements are outstanding. When all compliance requirements have been completed, your account will be approved, and you will be clear to work/volunteer with youth and vulnerable adults.

Quarterly Bulletins - All volunteers are required to complete SafeParish quarterly child protection bulletins to remain compliant with the continuing education requirements of the Decree.

All users will be notified via email when quarterly bulletins are issued and will have 30 days from the dated of issue to complete the bulletin. Missing one quarterly bulletin will result in your account being non-approved and you will not be able to volunteer with youth.  

To complete your quarterly bulletin, go to the Training Tab and click on the 'Due" link to see which bulletins are due and their due date.

To see Training sessions you have already taken, click on the 'Completed' link where you can see the training buylletin and the date it was completed.

If you did not get the bulletin, check your spam, or junk mail. 

If you have questions, please contact Deacon Mark Bardonaro, Safe Environment Coordinator at deaconmark@stdominicdelhi.org.