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10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Summer is approaching and kids will be out of school. We’ve put together a list of 10 ways to keep your kids safe this summer.
1)  Know where your kids are!

Do your research if you are using a babysitter or new daycare provider
Get details about Summer camps. … Continue reading

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child Advocacy Centers all over the country use this time to increase awareness and provide prevention information to the community. Locally, at the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, we have many community events scheduled for the month of April. … Continue reading

Accidental Poisoning Prevention

During the month of March we want to raise awareness of accidental poisonings in children. Accidents can occur when children have access to medication, chemicals, toxins, poisons, cleaning products, and edible products containing marijuana. If we keep these potentially harmful items away from children and educate children on what to do if they encounter something unsafe, … Continue reading

Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. It is the perfect time to talk about healthy relationships, especially when it comes to teenagers. Navigating relationships in our teenage years can be a roller-coaster of intense feelings, from happiness to sadness and everything in between. … Continue reading

September is Baby Safety Month

Baby safety covers a lot of ground. If you want to read all about the ways to keep your baby safe, visit:

Let’s talk basics of babyproofing your house.
The best way to babyproof? Think like a baby! Get down low to the ground and see what they see. … Continue reading

Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke

On average, 39 children die from Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke, or heatstroke in a car, every year. Since 1998, 855 children have died due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke. `There are a few ways that this can happen, but over half of PVH fatalities occur when a caregiver forgets that their children are in the back seat. … Continue reading

Creating a Family Safety Plan

Information is power. Understanding risk and what can create vulnerability helps you and your children take action against potentially harmful situations. By working together as a family and as a community, we can create an environment to better protect our children from being sexually abused. … Continue reading