It’s been a long year of quarantines, isolation, and disconnection with family and friends. Everyone is enjoying the more relaxed guidelines surrounding Covid-19 and the thought of socializing, traveling, and getting back to normal. We want to give you all a refresher on safety tips for your family to make sure the summer is filled with fun and no unexpected trips to the emergency room! … Continue reading
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The most important thing we can do to help children thrive is to support families before they reach a crisis. This year, the awareness theme is: “Thriving Children and Families: Prevention With Purpose.” Please follow us on facebook for daily inspiration to encourage our contacts to learn more about the resources, … Continue reading
Human trafficking is defined as the use of force, fraud, or coercion to commodify one person for the benefit of another. Child trafficking has the same definition as human trafficking, except that the factors of force, fraud, and coercion are not necessary for an act to be considered trafficking. … Continue reading
Responding to Runaways #NRPM2020
Every time a youth leaves home without announcement, it is worrisome. However, it is the reality for many parents in Niagara County and the country. Some youth leave home repeatedly, and have no contact for days. Runaway youth are some of the most vulnerable young people in our country, … Continue reading
Suicide has been the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States since 2012. While statistics like these are important, they provide little insight into understanding the signs and preventing suicide. Every September, we strive to bring attention to the signs that a child may be suicidal, … Continue reading
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
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
Young children need constant supervision, and we always want to know who is watching our children. But what happens when your reliable, fully vetted childcare is no longer available due to COVID-19? There are many risks specific to children during this pandemic, … Continue reading
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five American adults has one or more forms of mental illness. Additionally, one in 25 adults is living with a serious mental health condition that can have long-term or lifelong effects on their mental well-being. … Continue reading
We’re here to help when you need us!
Protecting children – the most vulnerable among us – requires constant effort and can be challenging in even the best of times. Circumstances are rarely ideal, but we are facing something unpredictable. That makes our jobs even harder as parents, … Continue reading