All members of the community have a role to play in strengthening families to ensure children grow up safe, protected, and loved.
Child abuse includes general and severe neglect, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, and commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Our community and families are strengthened through social connections, relationships, knowledge, support, and resilience.
Research shows that parents and caregivers who seek help in times of trouble are more resilient and better able to provide safety and nurturing for their children.
Calaveras County agencies, schools, and organizations are working to bring attention to the long term impacts of toxic stress and to implement trauma-informed strategies to support families.
Each of us can step up and Be the One for a child.