MESSAGE TO OUR CLIENTS, SUPPORTERS AND WEBSITE VISITORS AS WE ALL LIVE THROUGH COVID-19 TOGETHER: WE’RE STILL HERE

Please know that Safe Shores is here as a resource for you and our community during the pandemic. Though our physical offices are closed, we continue to provide our core services while observing the precautions that this moment in time requires. For forensic interviews, therapy and mental health support, client advocacy, child abuse prevention trainings, as well as general, non-urgent inquires and other matters, here are the direct points of contact on our team. We will continue to share updates. Please take care of yourself and others. Stay safe, be well and please #ProtectKids365!

#DoingOurPart Because We’re #AllInThisTogether

To report suspected child abuse in the District of Columbia call 1-202-671-SAFE(7233)
To report suspected internet crimes against children, contact report.cybertip.org

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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’ Take on the Film “Cuties”

Recently, Safe Shores staff gathered virtually to discuss the French-language film Cuties. The movie has been at the center of a major controversy, both online and off, which included politicians demanding an investigation into the film by the U.S. Department […]

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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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