Noah’s Hope: Pinwheels for Prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention month & Noah’s Hope in Tuscarawas is bringing awareness with Pinwheels for Prevention Fundraiser.

In 2020, the event was virtual as the message of child abuse prevention and awareness spread.  Officials report that there were 1,617 reports of child abuse or neglect made in 2020.

Noah’s Hope is a child advocacy center located just south of Kent State Tusc. campus.  For the past 7 years the center has focused on serving trauma informed services to children victims and their families.  Last year alone, it is reported that Noah’s Hope served 119 kids.

How to support Child Abuse Prevention this month.
  Noah's Hope: Pinwheels for Prevention:
    • When:  Friday, April 9th between 11 am – 5pm
    • Where: Tuscarawas County Courthouse Square (125 East High Ave. New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663) outside.
    • Who:  All are welcome to purchase $20 for yard sign and pinwheels by donation.
    • Noah’s Hope &  Tuscarawas County Job and Family Services will be hosing.  Find out more about the event on File:Facebook icon.svg - Wikimedia Commons.

 Wear Blue Day for Child Abuse Prevention Month:
    • When:  April 14th – all day
    • Where: Across Ohio
    • Who: All are welcome to take photos of your blue attire and tag #NoahsHopeCAC, #ChildAbusePrevention  Find more out information out on File:Facebook icon.svg - Wikimedia Commons.

Noah’s Hope CAC includes providing a developmentally appropriate experience for children to feel safe while working through trauma.  Services include forensic interviews, victim advocacy, and service coordination.

Executive director of Noah’s Hope, Mandy Prosser confirmed their goal “Is to provide a specialized comprehensive, multidiscipline approach to child abuse from disclosure through treatment to reduce further trauma and promote recovery and resiliency for children and families.”

Read more from Newsymom:

Together We Rise – Wear Blue for Child Abuse Prevention

 

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