Child Sexual Abuse Statistics
According to a 2003 National Institute of Justice report, 3 out of 4 adolescents who have been sexually assaulted were victimized by someone they knew well.
A Bureau of Justice report shows 1.6 % (sixteen out of one thousand) of children between the ages of 12-17 were victims of rape/sexual assault.
44% of sexual assault victims are under 18 years old
DCF, Step Up Protect Kids from Child Sexual Abuse
Stop it Now, Concerned about Sex Offenders in your Neighborhood?
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Community Management of Sex Offenders
Prevent Child Abuse America, Prevention Tip Sheets
A Parents Guide to Facebook
It’s designed to help you understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. With it, you will be better informed and able to communicate with young Facebook users in your life. That's important because 1) if something goes wrong, we want our children to come to us and 2) as the Internet becomes increasingly social and mobile, a parent’s guidance and support are ever more key to young people’s well-being in social media and technology.
Parents' Stress Line
The Parents' Stress Line is a resource devoted to parents, professionals, and community members for parenting support, resources and referrals. The Stress Line is open Monday - Friday from 9AM - 5PM. The toll free phone number within Vermont is 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373)
Public Health Resources on Child Abuse