The prevention of child abuse and neglect before it starts is the best hope for improving the lives of children and families. This prevention is the best hope for reducing child abuse and neglect and improving the lives of children and families. Strengthening families and preventing child abuse requires a shared commitment of individuals and organizations in every community. In only the last year, Kids Central served over 14,000 children in child abuse prevention programming.
Kids Central provides a number of prevention programs to meet the needs of the families served: Neighborhood Resource Centers, Kinship Care, After School Program Funding, Healthy Start, End Kids’ Tears, Resource Center, Baby Sleep Basics, and Family Team Conferencing.