Take Action to Protect Children

"Each profession has held a different piece of the puzzle making up a child’s life, but no discipline could see the complete picture. As a result, children have fallen through the cracks.”

Eric H. Holder, Jr.,
Attorney General of the United States

Resource

The Safe Start Center

Children Exposed to Violence Evidence Based Database

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

American Psychological Association

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Youth Violence Publications

Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events: A Guide for Parents and Educators

Futures Without Violence

National Institute of Mental Health

Children and Violence

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Rescue Workers Can Do

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Tips and Hotlines

If you're a victim of violence in your home, and want HELP right away, call or visit:
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800/799-SAFE 800/787-3224 (TTY)

National Child Abuse Hotline 800/4-A-CHILD 800/2-A-CHILD (TTY)

Tips for Agencies and Staff Working with Youth (PDF)

Tips for Agencies Working With Immigrant Families (PDF)

Tips for Child Welfare Staff (PDF)

Tips for Domestic Violence and Homeless Shelters (PDF)

Tips for Early Childhood Providers (PDF)

Tips for Engaging Men and Fathers (PDF)

Tips for Parents and Other Caregivers (PDF)

Tips for Teachers (PDF)

Safe Start Center Online Toolkits and Guides

Greenbook Initiative’s tools and resources to assist communities with the overlap of domestic violence and child maltreatment.

Child Development-Community Policing Program