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Pumpkin Fun at the CCCA!

We at Childhelp are collecting donations of small personal sized pumpkins (about 3 lbs.) along with lots of tempura paints and crafty pumpkin decorating supplies (glitter glue, foam stickers, feathers, etc.) Read More »

Independent Filmmakers and Childhelp Team Up to Fight Child Abuse with New Film

No One Knows takes real life influences and raises real awareness with courageous storytelling and Childhelp Hotline campaign Read More »

8 Tips for a Healthy School Year

To give your children the best possible launch, you need to take a look at their overall health and start now to get them physically ready to meet all the challenges of a new school year. Read More »

Jordin Sparks Champions Childhelp as Variety Power of Youth Honoree

Jordin Sparks is a Variety Power of Youth Honoree spreading awareness about Childhelp and working to end child abuse through her I'm M.A.D. Are You? foundation. Read More »

A Child’s Future Becomes Clearer and Brighter

The child is 4 and going into Kindergarten this fall. For the first six visits I was becoming more aware of the childís inability to recognize letters, draw letters or even be able to trace them. Read More »

8 Tips to Ease Back to School Anxiety

Back-to-school anxiety is normal and understandable. Many kids may feel anxious about going back to school after a long summer break. Others may feel nervous about starting school for the first time. Read More »

5 Back To School Stranger Safety Tips

Itís time for the kids to go back to school again. That makes this the perfect opportunity to talk with your kids about safety around strangers. Read More »

Success Stories From Our Hotline

Our National Child Abuse Hotline gets an average of 500 calls each day and this week we would like to share with you some of the stories the counselors hear and how they handle each situation. Read More »

Awareness is our best defense against pedophiles like Jerry Sandusky

Imagine for a moment that through some cruel twist of fate Jerry Sandusky is freed from prison by an unforeseen legal technicality. Then imagine that he shows up living in the house next door to you. Read More »

The 3 F’s of Effective Parenting

See your role as that of a teacher or coach to your children. Demonstrate in detail how you would like them to behave. Read More »

NCAA Lowers Boom on Penn State:

Penn State's football program faces the daunting task of rebuilding itself while accepting punishment for enabling a culture that covered up child sexual abuse and led to the downfall of a storied college coach Read More »

Child abuse cases and foreclosures linked?

Does a higher foreclosure rate mean more kids will become victims of physical abuse? A new pediatric study says so. Read More »

Tough Questions For Caregivers About Child Sexual Abuse

Finding the right caregiver for your child is a parenting decision not to be taken lightly. When selecting a caregiver for your child, or evaluating ones you already use, try asking questions like these. Read More »

Steel Mesh Used to Confine 4-year-old Ohio Girl

A Cage-like enclosure was found by Fairfield County Deputies around the bed of a 4-year-old Ohio girl on Tuesday. Reports say the cage was used to confine the girl to her bed by locking a screen door with a latch and deadbolt. Read More »

Blow The Whistle on Child Abuse | A Letter From The Founders

At Childhelp, we have always believed that sports encourage children to heal. As Americaís leading national nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of abuse and neglect, we have witnessed firsthand the psychological and physical benefits of fitness. Read More »

7 Ways To Have A Safe Fourth Of July

To keep the activities going in to the night, please follow these 7 tips to having a safe and fun Independence Day. Read More »

Childhelp Drive The Dream - Orange County 2012

A showroom of gleaming classic and collectible cars was the setting for the third annual Childhelp Drive the Dream Gala-Orange County, held in conjunction with the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction. Read More »

Sexting And What It Means For Your Children

Sexting. Itís becoming a more and more serious issue for teens as technology has become so accessible. But what is "sexting," exactly? Read More »

Jerry Sandusky’s Victims Aren’t Alone

Like the young men who bravely took the stand in the Sandusky trial, I was molested as a child. That's still not easy for me to say, let alone write and share publicly, but if we've learned anything from the Sandusky scandal it's that the time for silence is over. Read More »

Sex Abusers Prey On Kids’ Trust

"Most of the kids don't report that someone did something to them; there's the whole shame factor," said Steven Lancaster, executive director of the nonprofit Childhelp Alice C. Tyler Village, a residential treatment center for abused children in Lignum, Virginia. Read More »

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