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 – Helping Kids Deal with Emotions like Frustration

Adults get a lot of advice about coping when things are frustrating. “Take five deep breaths and then do something else!” “Find a quiet space and meditate!” “Drink lukewarm green tea!” But what about young kids? Today’s Parenting Tip is all about helping your little ones deal with the difficult emotion of frustration.

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Honoring our Home Visiting Champions

At our Congressional Champions Reception, leaders of Healthy Families America and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) presented awards to two senators and two representatives who have taken the fight for home visiting to heart.

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Everyone Has a Role in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Sexual abuse is in the news a lot lately. Due to the recent media reports regarding allegations against Hollywood celebrities, elected officials and the thousands of women telling their own stories through the hashtag #MeToo, there has been a lot of conversation about this problem online, in the paper, or at the watercooler. Each of us can play a role in sexual abuse prevention. Learn what you can do to help here.

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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 94 cents of every dollar spent 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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