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Child Abuse Prevention

Strong, nurturing communities that are supportive of families can get involved and play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect and promoting child and family well-being.

Local Coalition

Local Resources

  • Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania
    Committed to a single goal - raising happy, healthy kids.
  • PA Family Support Alliance
    Provides education, support, and training programs to make Pennsylvania safe for children.
  • National Child Abuse Hotline
    Offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.
  • Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center
    Mission: To meet the needs of children and families in our community by providing a community based, child focused center that facilitates a compassionate, multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, identification, investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse.
  • Behavioral Health Resource Guide for York & Adams Counties
    This resource booklet includes information about mental/behavioral health outpatient services, substance abuse services, abuse/assault/crisis services, family services, support groups, homeless and low-income resources, and other relevant resources.
  • Children’s Home of York
    The Children’s Home of York provides children and youth with a stable, secure and supportive environment. We foster a sense of empowerment – a feeling of purpose, belonging and ability by providing numerous services including:
    • Individual, group and family therapy
    • Residential and partial hospitalization services
    • Diverse network of carefully screened and trained foster families
    • Community-based independent living
  • The Lehman Center
    Offering emergency respite care for children newborn through six years of age in a 24-hour crisis nursery, art and child-centered therapy, family advocate services, and parent support groups.
  • Turning Point (Women/Girls)
    Women’s Counseling and Advocacy Center is a not-for-profit organization serving women and girls who have endured childhood sexual abuse. In addition to providing counseling services we educate our community on important aspects of sexual abuse, and advocate for survivors’ rights.
  • York County Children’s Advocacy Center
  • York County Children, Youth and Families

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