Message Regarding Our COVID-19 Policies

Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center is committed to being a safe, helpful, and trustworthy resource, available to everyone who needs our services and support. Due to COVID-19, we are observing federal and local government public health protection guidelines. Upon arrival, visitors will complete a COVID-19 screening (questions and temperature check) and may be asked to wear a mask. If you have recently had COVID-19, you must wear a mask on the premises for the full 10 days from the date of exposure or infection, consistent with DC Health Department and CDC guidance.

To report suspected child abuse in the District of Columbia call 1-202-671-SAFE(7233)
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Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development© Training at the Building Strong Families Conference

Building Strong Families Conference runs from 9 am to 5 pm. Lunch is included, CEUs are available for $10 Registration: $45 (in advance) $60 (at the door)  Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development© helps participants better understand the sexual development of children, and how to respond to children’s sexual behaviors and questions in ways that promote healthy development....


Coffee for Kids (In Person)


Tour our thoughtfully designed, child-friendly, victim-focused facility, meet our team, and learn firsthand how Safe Shores works to provide intervention, hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma, and violence in the District. Register here