Child Abuse Prevention Resources & Links

Calaveras Crisis Center HOTLINE

(209) 736-4011

Understanding the Behavioral & Emotional Consequences of Child Abuse

The ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Call the 24 hour toll-free number, 1-800-4-A-CHILD  (1-800-422-4453), for confidential assistance in 170 languages with professional crisis counselors.

 

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Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

 

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CA Youth Crisis Line

1-800-843-5200

Support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in a crisis.

 

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National Parents Hotline

1-855-4-A PARENT   (1-855-427-2736)            

Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call to get emotional support from an advocate and become a stronger parent.

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Megan’s Law

Information on more than 63,000 persons required to register in CA as sex offenders

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Baby Safe

This site explains the CA Safety Surrendered Baby Law which allows an infant to be safely surrendered to a designated site within 72 hours of the child’s birth rather than abandoning he/she in an unsafe location.

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Amber Alert

Gives the public information needed to locate abducted children.

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Prevent Child Abuse America

Prevention and Parenting Tip Sheets, brochures, child abuse facts, and research.

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Kidpower: Stop Bullying Now

Bullying Prevention, Abuse Prevention, and Stranger Safety

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Darkness to Light Child Sexual Abuse helpline

1-866-FOR-LIGHT   For children and adults with questions about sexual abuse or inappropriate sexual behavior. Learn the steps to protect a child from child abuse.

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1-2-3 Care Toolkit

The 1-2-3 Care Toolkit is intended to support caregivers on their journey towards trauma sensitivity. It is organized by topic, each offering a brief overview, specific tools that can be used with children, and where to find more information. Also included are handouts that can be used as teaching aids.

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