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 - Preventing Heatstroke in Hot Cars

Now that we’re into mid-June, kids are home from school, temperatures are rising across the country, and most families are thinking of fun ways to spend time in the summer. One thing families should also be thinking about is keeping kids safe from heatstroke and hot cars.

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Advocate for Children during #ChildrensWeek2018

It’s #ChildrensWeek2018! All week long we are encouraging folks to advocate on behalf of children while the federal government works on its budget for next year. A great way to ensure that all children have the great childhoods they deserve is to ensure that the programs and services that help children thrive are funded! This is where you come in.

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How Mentoring, Advocating and Donating Contributes to Healthy Child Development

This Sunday, we’re celebrating fathers of all kinds. From working fathers to stay-at-home dads, from single fathers to step-fathers, grandfathers or any other father figure who plays a special role in a child’s life, fatherhood can take on many forms.

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Who we are

At Prevent Child Abuse America® , we are proud that 94 cents of every dollar we spend goes directly towards programs that help children and families thrive. 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 and we help nearly 100,000 families a year through our signature Healthy Families America program.

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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