This is a guest blog post from the Children’s Trust. Earlier this month, the Children’s Trust joined with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito to announce April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Children’s Trust was created by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1988. Our mission is to …Continue Reading Preventing Child Abuse in Massachusetts
Every child has the right to a happy, healthy life. Children’s safety is not only a main concern for parents and caregivers, but for the Commonwealth as well. The Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) partners with families and communities to protect children from abuse and neglect …Continue Reading Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
The theme for this year’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month is “Making Meaningful Connections.” By linking the youth and families in our communities, we can do the work necessary to raise happy, healthy, and safe children. There are many types of child abuse, from neglect …Continue Reading Make Moves & Build Connections for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
In 1983, Congress declared April National Child Abuse Prevention Month to recognize victims of abuse and bring awareness to programs designed to prevent crimes against children. You can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children in your community through local advocacy groups …Continue Reading Help Prevent Child Abuse
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