If you are a Mandated Reporter, you must fill out the CANTS 5 form after you make a report to DCFS only if they tell you an investigation will pursue.
*All Employees and Volunteers of the Diocese of Rockford, that are considered to have contact with minors, sign the Mandated Reporter Form (CANTS 22) and are Mandated Reporters.
When filling out the CANTS 5 form, you will need to mail the report to the nearest DCFS office. Click Here to see a list of offices
The Diocese of Rockford is committed to maintaining Safe Environments.
Please check the Diocese Policy & Procedure for Reporting Sexual Abuse of a Minor or Vulnerable Adult to find out more on our response to reports to our hotline/email.
You may also submit in writing to: Diocese of Rockford
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125
Please leave your name and phone number when making your report.
Contact your local police department to file your report.
Diocesan Communications Office – 815-399-4300