| Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect|
|13123 East 16th Avenue, B390|
|Aurora, CO 80045|
|Phone: ||(303) 864-5300|
|Web Address: ||www.kempe.org|
The Kempe Foundation is a world leader in programs that treat abused children. The foundation focuses on the causes, effects, and prevention of child abuse and has information for parents and professionals.
|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|Child Welfare Information Gateway|
|1250 Maryland Avenue SW, Eighth Floor|
|Washington, DC 20024|
|Web Address: ||www.childwelfare.gov|
The Child Welfare Information Gateway is a national resource for people seeking information about how to prevent, identify, and treat child abuse and neglect. The Web site has information about family support services, fostering and adopting a child, and child welfare issues. There are also links for many toll-free crisis hotline numbers.
|15757 North 78th Street|
|Scottsdale, AZ 85260|
|Phone: ||1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) child abuse hotline|
|Fax: ||(480) 922-7061|
|Web Address: ||www.childhelp.org|
Childhelp is a nonprofit agency that provides parenting advice, child abuse prevention, and basic information about the normal growth and development of children. Also, Childhelp provides telephone numbers and information about how to report suspected or observed child abuse or neglect. Hotline counselors and referrals are available. The agency also supports abused children through abuse prevention programs, preschool programs (including Head Start), and community outreach. Other services include referrals to residential treatment facilities, child advocacy centers, group homes, and foster care.
|Prevent Child Abuse America|
|228 South Wabash Avenue, 10th Floor|
|Chicago, IL 60604|
|Phone: ||1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373)|
|Fax: ||(312) 939-8962|
|Web Address: ||www.preventchildabuse.org|
This organization provides information on topics related to child abuse and neglect. It offers various programs on child abuse prevention, and it also directs efforts toward increasing public awareness of child abuse and neglect. You can find out whether your state has a local chapter by going to the website.