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Safe Environment

Vigilantly protecting the safety and welfare of St. Mary's Abbey worshipers, guests, and Delbarton School students, is at the forefront of everything we do. Nothing is more important as we seek to uphold the trust you place in us.

St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School's child-protection policies and procedures are accredited by Praesidium, an independent risk management and compliance organization that ensures best practices in abuse prevention are employed in all Abbey and School operations.  Our child-protection and abuse reporting policies and procedures also conform to New Jersey state law in all respects.

In addition to our rigorous employment screening practices, every St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School employee is required to take annual SafeSchools training programs and seminars on Prevention and Informed Responsiveness to Claims of Abuse and Harassment.

This Safe Environment hub offers our policies, procedures and key contacts at St. Mary’s Abbey and Delbarton School, including

  • Policies for St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School on harassment, abuse, bullying and hazing.
  • Employment Screening and Onboarding Practices at St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School.
  • Reporting a safety concern, threat, or claim of abuse, bullying, or harassment
  • Campus Security, Staff and Visitor Policy

Our intention is to do all in our power to protect and guard the safety of every member of our community. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on the policies and procedures described here.fsdfsdfsdfsd