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)
To report suspected internet crimes against children, contact report.cybertip.org

Healthy Touch for Children and Youth

Knowing about child sexual abuse makes us more mindful about how we interact with children. Healthy affection and touch are protective from child sexual abuse especially with parents, caregivers, and...

Free

Event Series Guardianes de los niños®

Guardianes de los niños®

Virtual

Esta capacitación, enseña a los adultos a prevenir, reconocer y reaccionar de manera responsable ante el abuso sexual infantil. El programa está diseñado para individuos preocupados por la seguridad de los niños, así como para organizaciones que brindan servicios a la juventud. La capacitación incluye la discusión sobre temas críticos en la prevención del abuso...

Free
Event Series Stewards of Children®

Virtual Stewards of Children® Training

Virtual

Stewards of Children® is an evidence-informed training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Through interviews with child sexual abuse survivors, experts, and treatment providers, Stewards of Children® teaches adults practical actions they can take to reduce instances of child sexual abuse in their organizations, families, and communities.

Free

Event Series Stewards of Children®

Virtual Stewards of Children® Training

Virtual

Stewards of Children® is an evidence-informed training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Through interviews with child sexual abuse survivors, experts, and treatment providers, Stewards of Children® teaches adults practical actions they can take to reduce instances of child sexual abuse in their organizations, families, and communities.

Free
Event Series Guardianes de los niños®

Guardianes de los niños®

Virtual

Esta capacitación, enseña a los adultos a prevenir, reconocer y reaccionar de manera responsable ante el abuso sexual infantil. El programa está diseñado para individuos preocupados por la seguridad de los niños, así como para organizaciones que brindan servicios a la juventud. La capacitación incluye la discusión sobre temas críticos en la prevención del abuso...

Free

Virtual Talking With Children About Safety from Sexual Abuse

Virtual

Having age-appropriate, open conversations about our bodies, sex, and boundaries is an important step in protecting children from sexual abuse. Talking about personal safety and sex creates a protective bond between parent and child, increases confidence for both, and instills knowledge that makes children and teens much less vulnerable. In this workshop, you will learn...

Free

Internet Safety: Parents, Guardians & Community Presentation by NCMEC (Virtual)

Virtual

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Safe Shores invited the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to facilitate a presentation for parents, guardians, and the general community who are interested in keeping kids safe on the internet. Do you know how to have preventive conversations with your children to keep them safe...

Free

Seguridad en internet: Padres, Guardianes, Comunidades

Virtual

En honor al Mes de la Prevención del Abuso Infantil, Safe Shores invitó al Centro Nacional para Niños Desaparecidos y Explotados (NCMEC) a facilitar una presentación para padres, tutores y la comunidad en general que estén interesados ​​en mantener a los niños seguros en Internet. ¿Conoces acerca de cómo puedes entablar conversaciones preventivas con tus...

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