MESSAGE TO OUR CLIENTS, SUPPORTERS AND WEBSITE VISITORS AS WE BEGIN TO SEE THE LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL THAT IS COVID-19

Please know that Safe Shores is here as a resource for you and our community. Safe Shores is pleased to be able to begin our gradual transition back to in-person work at this time. In order to minimize the risk of COVID-19, we anticipate a hybrid of working in-person and virtually.While continuing to provide all of our core services, Safe Shores will be following CDC guidelines, as appropriate and with certain modifications to meet the needs of our clients and staff. 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!

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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Back to School Pictures: To Share or Not to Share?

First day of school photos are a favorite tradition for many, even during a pandemic. But wait! Be sure to take a quick look through a slightly different lens. Before posting any back-to-school photos on Instagram, Facebook, or elsewhere, do […]

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Sex Positive Families Workshop Series (FREE) on July 28th

As part of preventing child sexual abuse, Safe Shores believes in equipping children and families to have comprehensive, holistic conversations about sex, pleasure, and body parts. We invite you to continue these important conversations by attending our free workshops with Sex […]

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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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