Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Do Something: Child Abuse and Neglect

If someone you know is suffering from abuse or neglect, below are 13 places that can help….DO SOMETHING!

Who They Help: Child abuse victims, parents, concerned individuals
Phone: 800.4.A.CHILD (800-422-4453)
Stop It Now!
Who They help: Adults, parents, offenders, concerned individuals
Phone: 888-PREVENT (888-773-8368)
National Center for Victims of Crime
Who They Help: Families, communities, and individuals harmed by crime
Phone: 800-FYI-CALL (800-394-2255)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Who They Help: Children, parents, friends, offenders
Phone: 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Who They Help: Individuals, families, professionals
Phone: 800-950-NAMI (800-950-6264
Child Find of America
Who They Help: Parents reporting lost or abducted children
Phone: 800.I.AM.LOST (800.426.5678)
Child Find of America – Mediation
Who They Help: Parents (abduction, prevention, child custody issues)
Phone: 800.A.WAY.OUT (800.292.9688)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Who They Help: Families and professionals (social services, law enforcement)
Phone: 800.THE.LOST (800.843.5678)
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
Who They Help: Rape and incest victims, media, policymakers, concerned individuals
Phone: 800.656.HOPE, Ext.1 (800.656.4673, Ext.1)¬
National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center
Who They Help: Families, professionals, media, policymakers, concerned individuals
Phone: 800.784.6776
National Suicide Hopeline
Who They Help: Families, concerned individuals
Phone: 800.784.2433
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Who They Help: Families, concerned individuals
Phone: 800.273.8255
National Runaway Switchboard
Who They Help: Runaway and homeless youth, families
Phone: 800.RUNAWAY (800.786.2929)

For more information contact:

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Children’s Bureau/ACYF
1250 Maryland Avenue, SW Eighth Floor
Washington, DC 20024
703.385.7565 or 800.394.3366
Email: info@childwelfare.gov

1 comment:

  1. This is great, not to mention very useful, info! Thanks!


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