Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center provides survivor-centered intervention, hope, and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma, and violence in the District of Columbia, and works to prevent and end child abuse and neglect through promising practices, policies, and partnerships.

Key Issue Areas

Co-lead in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts with the programs Care for Kids, Stewards of Children (Darkness to Light), and Healthy Relationships Project.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Early Head Start (Home Visiting), Healthy Families America (HFA), Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), and Parents as Teachers (PAT) and participates in the statewide home visiting coalition.

Advocacy efforts include

  • Funding
  • Child Abuse and Neglect-Parent and Youth Support

Fast Facts

32 total FTEs

The chapter partners with businesses/corporations, faith-based organizations, foundations, Kappa Delta, Law Enforcement, schools, and Sigma Delta Tau.

Key Contact

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