Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health

Resources for Families

In this section, we provide expert tips and advice on how to help children stay safer, how to help survivors of sexual assault/abuse, and information about sexual development in children.

We have also compiled a list of educational materials and helpful resources, including a list of websites with information about childhood abuse, violence, domestic violence and foster care.

Tips for helping kids be SAFER

Safe

Speak to children about personal safety in simple language and repeat the same rules often. Discuss body safety issues in the context of general safety skill-building.

Assertiveness

Allow appropriate assertiveness; appreciate the value of your child saying “no”:

Feelings

All feelings are okay. Feelings are different than behaviors.

Education

Relationship

Downloadable resources

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Report Child Abuse or Neglect

  • PA: 1-800-932-0313
  • NJ: 1-877-652-2873
  • DE: 1-800-292-9582
  • If the child is in immediate danger, call 911 first.