Be their voice.
If a child discloses abuse to you, or if you suspect or have reason to believe a child is being abused or victimized,
contact the police or social services.
Call the Child Abuse Hotline at 800-552-7096.
Local police can be reached by dialing 911.
Prevention is Possible
Follow this link for resources and training information.
Learn about the child advocacy center/multidisciplinary model by watching this video!
Julian Marsh from Charlottesville Child Protective Services joins other professionals from Virginia child advocacy centers and child abuse multidisciplinary teams to talk about the ways in which this model benefits child victims and their families.
This video was produced for the Children's Advocacy Centers of Virginia by Amy L. Roscher, Production Manager at WVPT – Public Media in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Camera/Editor was by Shari Pennington at WVPT.