Gerado's Story

Apr 15th, 2017

Gerardo had been forced to be a warrior, facing violence every day at the hands of the person who was supposed to protect him.  Despite this example, Gerardo learned to be his brother’s protector, and he bore the battle scars that came with his role.  Rather than spending his life at war, Gerardo learned that he didn’t have to fight.  Thanks to his time with Childhelp, he knows he’s safe.

Justin and Robin's Story

Apr 13th, 2017

Childhelp is the only program in Southern California that has a specialized cottage for children who are sexually acting out but who have not yet crossed the line to become perpetrators themselves.  We are the last stop before a child ends up with a criminal record as a sexual offender.

Samuel's Story

Apr 12th, 2017

Samuel had suffered as many children who come to the Merv Griffin Village suffer—he was a product of a broken home, affected by addiction and domestic violence, neglected and physically abused.

Zachary's Story

Mar 28th, 2017

Because one concerned person recognized the signs of abuse and called a hotline; because investigators got involved and discovered the truth; and because Childhelp was there to fast-track intervention and treatment, Zachary didn’t become a statistic.

Joyce's Story

Jan 31st, 2017

Six months after she arrived, Joyce ran through the halls of the Administration Building, her feet pounding against the tile like any happy six-year-old.  She couldn’t wait to tell everyone that she was going to a foster family.  She was going to have a home of her own.  Since her case was marked for permanent placement, in time we hope her foster family pursues adoption.