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Setting online boundaries for elementary school kids

Every child is different, and children of different ages need to be addressed differently, especially when it comes to talking about Internet safety and boundaries. Open communication is key for every age group, but do you know what your elementary-schooler needs to hear and discuss about Internet safety? Read More »

Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet

With the increasing appeal of social networking websites like Facebook and online children’s gaming networks such as Club Penguin, these statistics seem to promise that our teens and children will continue to spend more and more time online. Read More »

Ten Do’s and Don’ts To Teach Your Children

Teaching your child to make safe decisions about who they interact with, what they do and where they go is an important task for every parent. Read More »

Planting Seeds for the Future

Volunteers from the Malibu, CA chapter of Wings worked with the Childhelp Merv Griffin Village to create a Healing Garden. Read More »

Building Self-Esteem One Compliment at a Time

Building self-esteem is an important step in the healing process for the abused and neglected children who call the Alice C. Tyler Village of Virginia home. The Village’s staff of therapists, teachers, social workers and medical professionals strives to provide a nurturing environment in which trust, confidence and healing can take root and grow. Read More »

Exploring Emotion Through Artwork

Art therapy is one of the valuable tools utilized by Childhelp to help abused children explore and release emotional blocks. Read More »

Do Not Track Kids | Protecting Children From Online Tracking

Common Sense Media is pioneering the Do Not Track Kids campaign to keep children's online information private. Read More »

Helping kids make safe decisions: Ten Dos and Don’ts to Teach Them

Teaching your child to make safe decisions about who they interact with, what they do and where they go is an important task for every parent. Read More »

eBay Giving Works for Childhelp

eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers. Their collective impact on e-commerce is staggering, but their commitment to charitable giving is truly remarkable. Read More »

3 Things to tell Your Kids about Abuse

Talking about abuse can be a difficult subject to breach with children. However, like many important discussions, it’s not something to wait to talk about until it comes up on its own. Read More »

Healing Circle Garden

The American Indian medicine wheel was an ancient way of creating sacred space and calling forth the healing energies of nature. Medicine wheels were constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern; usually including a center stone with lines radiating towards the outer circle. Staff at the Alice C. Tyler Village in Virginia recently called upon the healing energies of the medicine wheel to help the children who make their home at the Village. Read More »

Prevention Through Strengthening Community

As promised, this is the first blog in a series that will highlight several of our community outreach programs. First up, is our community center: Read More »

Join Team Childhelp in the 2011 Toronto Marathon

Join Team Childhelp as we run the Toronto Marathon for the treatment and prevention of child abuse on October 16, 2011! Together, we will run for every child that has been impacted by the trauma of abuse and prove that we are taking an active role in ending this terrible epidemic. Read More »

Childhelp Villages

From the moment a child steps foot in the door, an overwhelming feeling of a safe haven and an aura of positive energy fills the room. The Villages at Childhelp are not your average group home. Read More »

Advocacy Through Collaboration

The five children's advocacy centers under the Childhelp® umbrella utilize a highly effective, one-stop approach to the investigation of child abuse. Read More »

National Day of Hope

In 1999, through the efforts of Childhelp founders Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, Childhelp initiated the National Day of Hope which is observed on the first Wednesday of every April as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The goal of this day is to mobilize everyone across America to join the fight to stop child abuse and neglect. Read More »

Childhelp partners with Shaq to launch ChildHelper Program

Childhelp is teaming up with Shaquille O’Neal to launch a national membership program designed to give Americans the resources they need to be educated and fight child abuse. Read More »

Childhelp Founders | “Greatest Women of the Day”

This post is part of Huffington Post's month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. Read More »

Five Protective Factors Against Abuse

Protective factors are conditions in families and communities that, when present, increase the health and well-being of children and families. Read More »

Concerned about possible abuse? Find out what to do next

Many of us have had times when we have suspected that a child we’ve seen or that we know has experienced some kind of mistreatment or neglect. Read More »

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