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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 »

A Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes

Two fundamental tasks at a Childhelp Village are to help the children maintain their dignity and to keep them safe. I learned first hand the value of ‘dignity’ during an incident that involved two children ‘running away.’ Read More »

The Three “F’s” of Effective Parenting

Parenting is often something we learn by experience and from remembering what our parents did when we were kids. Whether you had a good example of healthy and effective parenting or not, here are a few tips to put you ahead of the curve: Read More »

How important is community outreach?

At Childhelp we believe that every child has a unique contribution to make to the world, so we do everything within our power to help each child heal and develop self-esteem to reach their God-given potential. Read More »

Worries That Can’t Compare

Jennifer Pinner is a Childhelp supporter, Isagenix employee, and marathon runner. Jennifer recently visited the Childhelp Childrens Center of Arizona and documents her visit on her blog. Read More »

An Inside Look Into the Village - Pass the green beans

Eating is a big part of my enjoyment in working at the ACT Village of Childhelp in Virginia. The social act of eating meals together offers many opportunities for positive role modeling and social interaction with the children. Read More »

Slim & Fit Anniversary Celebration a Success for Childhelp!

On March 1, Slim & Fit AZ hosted their one-year anniversary celebration in Scottsdale. Over 100 local business owners and individuals attended the event which raised more than $1,000 for Childhelp! Read More »

Danny’s Car Wash Charity Special

Thanks to Danny's Family Car Wash in Arizona you can save $6 whenever you get your car washed during 2012! You and your family and friends can all take part in this special offer, which also supports Childhelp. Read More »

Treating Child Abuse - Loving Children Unconditionally

Facilitating the recovery of children who have been victimized by abuse, whether verbal, physical or sexual, is a long process, and for each child, the course of action may look a little different. Read More »

“Pop the Vote!”

Help Tommy McFly, Washington D.C. radio host and Childhelp Capitol CAREaoke contestant, become Ashton Kutcher’s V.P. of Pop Culture for popchips! This prestigious title comes with many perks including a $50,000 salary! If elected, Tommy plans to donate $10,000 to Childhelp! Read More »

Advocacy: Partnerships in the community

When a child or teenager enters one of the Childhelp Advocacy Centers, they have already been through tremendous struggle and trauma and have likely spent much of their lives unable to trust many of the adults around them. Read More »

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