Safe Environment Training

The Diocese of Houma‐Thibodaux is committed to ensuring that anyone participating in
church/school activities sponsored in our diocese can do so in the safest and most secure setting
possible. In an effort to fulfill this commitment, all employees and volunteers of Vandebilt Catholic High School and any independent contract workers shall receive Safe Environment training.

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux website has more information on the diocesan policy at

Please contact Mrs. Shirley Cunningham in the front office with any questions. 

Diocesan Outreach Line

In response to the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People from the United States
Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Diocese of Houma‐Thibodaux is offering an Outreach Line
(formerly known as the Child Protection Contact Line). The Outreach Line is an effort to continue the diocesan commitment to support healing for people who have been hurt or sexually abused recently or in the past by clergy, religious or other employees of the Diocese of Houma‐Thibodaux.

The Diocese of Houma‐Thibodaux Outreach Line operates from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday
through Friday. A trained mental health professional responds to the line. Individuals are offered
additional assistance if requested. The Diocese of Houma‐Thibodaux Outreach Line Telephone numbers are (985) 873‐0026 or (985) 850‐3172.

Outreach Flyer


Photograph of Shirley Cunningham '68
Shirley Cunningham '68
Assistant to the Dean of Academics