Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown:
Jean D. Johnstone
Phone: (814) 944-9388
The Victim Assistance Coordinator provides: support and services for adult survivors of child sexual abuse by clergy, religious or church workers of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
Specific ares of support include:
- an immediate and confidential intake with the victim of abuse to assess personal needs and preferences for treatment;
- assistance in obtaining the services of trauma-informed care, mental health professionals trained in the area of sexual abuse victimization by qualified providers;
- assistance in providing or presenting your report to the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, and arranging visits or meetings with officials of the diocese so that they can act upon your report;
- the coordination of any support services, resources or other services which directly enhance your ability to maintain a level of emotional well-being, while maintaining contact with you throughout the counseling and healing process.
To contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator, please use the form below.