Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries Committee Chair

Rev. James H. Wilkin
Chair of Safe Sanctuaries Committee
6051 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Office: 610-644-2227; Cell: 215-801-6569

Conference Resources

Safe Sanctuaries Policies

Selection & Screening

For PDF downloads of the clearances, additional forms, and further information, continue to the full Selection & Screening Page.

Note: The State of Pennsylvania requires re-certification every 5 years.

Training Materials

Response & Reporting

Report suspected child abuse or neglect to ChildLine at: 1-800-932-0313

  • CY47 Form [PDF] – For use by mandated reporters. PA’s official form for reporting suspected child abuse, to be submitted to your local children and youth agency.
  • Report suspected child abuse (PA) online – For use by mandated reporters. Requires creation of an account.

Other Resources

  • Accountability Agreement Between the Eastern Pennsylvania UMC and  the Boy Scouts of America – A policy agreement between churches and the leaders of their local Boy Scout troops.
  • Writing a Child Protection Policy [PDF] – A list of guidelines and points to consider when writing and reviewing your church’s policy.
External Resources