New Safe Environment Requirements for KofC Councils
OC Diocese – Dept of Child & Youth Protection

SPECIFIC INSTRUCTION FOR COUNCIL 6020

Bishop Freyer issued letter to parishes on Sept 26

  • KofC Councils to be recognized as a Ministry that serves parishes and programs where children & vulnerable adults are present
  • Effective Jan 2, 2020, all ACTIVE Knights are required to conform to Diocese “Safe Environment” Guidelines.

THERE ARE 2 REQUIREMENTS AS NOTED BELOW:

  • “SAFE ENVIRONMENT” TRAINING – KofC Praesidium On-Line Training is acceptable (3 sections of training that are good for 3 years)
  • FINGERPRINTING / BACKGROUND CHECK“LiveScan” program available through parishes. Cost is $25

Parish Safe Environment Representatives for Council 6020


Process to Complete Your Certification:

TRAINING – Through KofC Supreme Web Site

  • Go to kofc.org Youth Protection Page
  • Once on Office of Youth Protection page, Click on “Praesidium Armatus Safe Environment Program Training – Start” (Blue Box) under “For All Other Members” Column
  • Enter Confirmation Code – kofcsafe – then click on SUBMIT to take 3 training programs
  • IMPORTANT – once you complete the 3 sessions, SAVE and print completion certificate
  • Give 1 completion form to Parish Rep and 1 to Steve Lovison or Dan Orozco

LIVE SCAN – Fingerprinting and Background Check

  • Click on and Fill out “LiveScan Application Form” link below and give or email to your parish representative

    6020 LiveScan Form Application Link

  • She will give you a LiveScan package (will include 3 “Request for LiveScan Service” Forms)
  • Take package to one of the authorized “Locations” (Location list in LiveScan Package)
  • Pay $25 processing fee and complete fingerprinting
  • When finished, Location agent will provide you with 1 signed “Request for LiveScan Service” Form to prove you have completed LiveScan process. Have them make 2nd Copy for you.
  • Give 1 completion form to Parish Rep and 1 to Steve Lovison or Dan Orozco

 

IF THE “LIVE SCAN” PROCESSING FEE IS A FINANCIAL BURDEN FOR ANY MEMBER, PLEASE TALK TO GRAND KNIGHT OF DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT