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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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You can make a child’s holiday wishes come true!

Every year Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center partners with community organizations, businesses, and donors like you to give children affected by abuse and violence in DC a brighter holiday season. The season is nearly upon us, and […]

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Row, Row, Row Yourself to Help ProtectKids365!

On Thursday, September 19, Fox 5 DC Cares and DC Row are hosting an all-day special community fitness event benefiting Safe Shores! Whether you row already or would like to learn more about this terrific high intensity, low impact fitness option, swing by […]

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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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