Resources Available Through Prevent Child Abuse Georgia
It takes parents, caregivers and supportive RESOURCES to help children thrive. As family serving professionals you know parents are often in complex situations and need professional and community support. Prevent Child Abuse Georgia provides the 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline who’s bilingual staff are trained to listen to parents and help connect them with programs and services in their neighborhood.
Here’s how you can help:
- Encourage families you serve to call the 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-244-5373) Helpline to talk to trained professionals to connect them with supportive programs in their area.
- Go online to use the 1-800-CHILDREN Resource Map, which contains over 3,000 local and statewide programs designed to assist and support families. See what services are available in the areas where you serve families.
- 3. Access a printable flyer (half page, prints on 8.5” x 11”) for your organization or agency or request rack card to be mailed to you. Encourage families to use this FREE helpline.
- Additional information about 1-800-CHILDREN is located at PCAGeorgiaHelpline.org.
The 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline can connect caregivers with:
- Parenting support
- After school and other child programs
- Counseling and support groups
- Referrals for legal needs
- Grandparent raising grandchildren
- Concerns about well-being of a child or family member
- Family violence concerns
- Community resources for emergency assistance
The Helpline is toll free, bilingual, available Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and a good place to discuss options.