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Safe Shores is dedicated to working with and advocating for children and adolescents affected by trauma and violence.

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Safe Shores’ 2019 Pack2School Drive

While school is out for the summer, at Safe Shores, we’re working to make sure kids have the learning tools that they need for the 2019-2020 school year. Every year through our Pack2School Drive, Safe Shores provides sturdy and stylish […]

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New Opportunities to #ProtectKids365

Safe Shores’ annual Cherishing Childhood Luncheon is designed to elevate public awareness about child abuse and to raise private donations to carry out our critical mission of providing intervention, hope and healing to children and families affected by abuse, trauma […]

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Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center, located in a welcoming and art-filled former school building.

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Join us and learn how Safe Shores works to provide intervention, hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse in the District.

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Stewards of Children® training was developed by Darkness to Light and serves as a foundation of Safe Shores’ Prevention Education program. This training teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

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