Just a few days left until National Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 30, 2018 Uncategorized

April 1st marks the start of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since 1983, April has been designated as the month when communities around the nation come together to prevent child maltreatment and enhance children’s well-being. This month also reminds us, how important it is for families and communities to work together to prevent child abuse and neglect.

What will you do this month to help support children and families in your community? Let us know in the comments below!


Join Us On April 18th For Our 5th Annual Pinwheel Event!

March 15, 2018 Uncategorized


March 6, 2018 Uncategorized


5th Annual Pinwheel Event: Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention

April 18th 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

New Haven Green 

Sexting and what parents need to know

March 2, 2018 Uncategorized

Check out this article published by CNN: study finds 1 in 4 young people has been sexted

Operation “Not In My Town”

January 17, 2018 Uncategorized

Check out Operation “Not In My Town” and the impact team work has made in our communities!

Free Event-Human Trafficking Awareness Month!

January 4, 2018 Uncategorized

CT Warming Centers Open Due To Cold Temperatures Ahead

December 28, 2017 Uncategorized

Remember to stay safe in the bitter cold temperatures ahead! Click her for a list of CT warming centers

Sesame Street in Communities

December 8, 2017 Uncategorized

Check out free resources from Sesame Street!

YNHH’s Child Abuse Programs Celebrate 50 Years Of Service!

November 9, 2017 Uncategorized

Read about how the Child Abuse Programs at YNHH have grown over the last 50 years!


Dr. John Leventhal, medical director of the Yale Child Abuse Programs, with Dr. Andrea Asnes, associate director, left, and Paula Schaeffer, program coordinator, at the Family Advocacy Center at 1 Long Wharf in New Haven. Photo: Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media / New Haven Register

4 easy tips to stay safe online #WatchforTraffick

September 28, 2017 Uncategorized

You wouldn’t walk down dark alleys alone at night – and you should also avoid creepy places online! You could stumble on stuff you don’t want to see (or maybe are even illegal!), or end up
chatting with someone looking to take advantage of you. Trust your gut, and don’t walk down the sketchy alleys of the Internet. Find out a few more safety rules of thumb. may contain: one or more people and text
#WatchForTraffick #ChildTrafficking

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