New York’s Maternal Home Visiting Programs protect children from Adverse Childhood Experiences like abuse and neglect. Why do we invest so little in them?
Outrage alone doesn’t protect children. Money is needed to combat child abuse, but it never seems to be a budget priority. Why’s that?
The Stop Abuse Campaign submitted testimony in support of increasing access for Maternal Home Visiting programs in New York on February 7, 2018
What is child neglect? What effect does it have on children? How can we prevent it? Your questions answered.
The Stop Abuse Campaign calls for increased funding for Maternal Home Visiting programs after the murder of Rochester NY boy Jeremiah Mitchell.
There are so many ways that the system breaks down for abused kids. And so many breakdowns that let kids become abused in the first place
We love write bills that punish drug addicted mothers, but we don’t like to help them
They break, you know. These children we leave behind. Foster care kids have high Adverse Childhood Experience scores. Like all children they thrive on love.
Texas court victory for foster care children will not stem the tide of children needing care. Investment in Maternal Home Visiting programs will.
Opioids: a tiny addict is born every 19 minutes. Maternal home visiting programs protect children better than foster care but we’re not using them.
New York City is dealing with a rash of murdered children. In the midst of finger-pointing, no one is talking about the one real solution to the problem.
Until New York invests in child abuse prevention we will be plagued with child murders
New York must invest in primary prevention of child abuse in response to the recent report documenting widespread CPS failure in the state
“As a 13 year old I didn’t use all the right labels, but words like “rape” and “incest” were the first.” We must protect children from child sex abuse