The Victim Assistance Coordinator (VAC) is Barbara Scherr who can be contacted by calling the VAC cell phone 605-209-3418. Barbara is a retired elementary teacher who is both experienced in confidential matters and caring.

All information will be treated confidentially. Alleged victims are advised of their right to report alleged abuse to civil authorities.

In accordance with diocesan policy, all allegations of sexual misconduct involving children or young people and priests, deacons, lay employees, or volunteers serving the Diocese of Rapid City will be investigated by the diocesan attorney.