All children deserve #GreatChildhoods

Learn what you can do to support kids across the country — and around the corner — all year long.

Parenting Tip of the Week – Preparing for Back-to-School

As summer is ending, many children and families are getting ready to go back-to-school. Some other kids are getting ready to go to school for the first time! Today’s Parenting Tip of the Week is about helping transition your child from summer-time to school-time with as little stress as possible.

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Advocate for Children and Families during the August Recess

Did you know? The Senate is currently on a break and this is the perfect time to set up a meeting with your legislators! Prevent Child Abuse America created the below August Advocacy Guide to help with your advocacy efforts during this August recess while Members of Congress are at home in district. Please do your part to help fight for children and families in your state!

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Celebrating with Sigma Delta Tau at their Centennial Celebration

For more than thirty years, Prevent Child Abuse America has been lucky to be the non-profit partner of Sigma Delta Tau sorority. These women have supported our mission through fundraising and awareness events, advocacy pushes and more, so we were thrilled to support them at their recent Centennial Celebration.

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Who we are

Prevent Child Abuse America® is the national champion of great childhoods for all children. Founded in 1972 in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America works to promote the healthy development of children and prevent child abuse before it can occur in order to help children to grow up and contribute in their communities. Our 50 state Chapter Network works every day to promote the kind of strategies and activities that make a difference locally as well as nationally.

We help nearly 100,000 families a year through our Healthy Families America program and put 92 cents of every dollar raised towards programs that help children and families thrive.

Our Programs

We accomplish our work through our signature prevention program Healthy Families America and spread awareness of child abuse prevention through our Pinwheels for Prevention campaign.

Pinwheels for Prevention began as a grassroots campaign among our chapters in Georgia, Florida and Ohio.

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We help nearly 100,000 families a year through our Healthy Families America program.

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