Back to School Safety Tips

Back to School Safety Tips   Teach or repeat stranger danger If you have not already had cause to teach your kids about strangers and the dangers that accompany them, now is the time. Kids should not go off to school without understanding the need to stay away from strangers and not to be fooled. […]

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Be Safe as Temperatures Rise

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.   Young children and infants are particularly vulnerable to heat-related illness and death, as their bodies are less able to adapt to heat than are adults.   IF YOU ARE UNDER AN EXTREME HEAT WARNING:   […]

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Summer Safety Tips

The job of protecting kids most often falls to parents and caregivers, and it is up to them to familiarize themselves with safety risks in and around their homes and communities. Once you know the risks, you can take steps to plan for safety.   Beat the Heat Anybody can be at risk for a heat-related […]

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PCAIN – Recipient of a Major Grant

Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, a Division of The Villages, Receives Thriving Families, Safer Children Grant from Prevent Child Abuse America, with funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation We are proud to announce that we earned a $60,000 grant through the Thriving Families, Safer Children: Primary Prevention Grant. A total of $500,000 was granted to […]

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Winter Safety

Currently, these days feel like we are experiencing extra winter! Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us may not be ready for its arrival. Winter storms and cold temperatures are here, and they can be dangerous. Here are some tips on how we can stay safe and healthy by preparing for the season […]

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Back to School Safety Tips   Teach or repeat stranger danger If you have not already had cause to teach your kids about strangers and the dangers that accompany them, now is the time. Kids should not go off to school without understanding the need to stay away from strangers and not to be fooled. […]

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Be Safe as Temperatures Rise

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Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.   Young children and infants are particularly vulnerable to heat-related illness and death, as their bodies are less able to adapt to heat than are adults.   IF YOU ARE UNDER AN EXTREME HEAT WARNING:   […]

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PCAIN – Recipient of a Major Grant

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Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, a Division of The Villages, Receives Thriving Families, Safer Children Grant from Prevent Child Abuse America, with funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation We are proud to announce that we earned a $60,000 grant through the Thriving Families, Safer Children: Primary Prevention Grant. A total of $500,000 was granted to […]

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Tips for Child Safety & Transitioning Out of Shelter-In-Place

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Recently, there was a report that the number of child abuse reports was down 40% in the state of Indiana. Normally, those numbers would provide us an opportunity to celebrate, but unfortunately, we know those numbers paint a different picture. Since Shelter-in-Place took effect in the middle of March in Indiana, families have been huddled […]

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Stress Management

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Being under one roof with every family member can cause stress for all involved.  With the lockdown in place for a few more weeks, everyone will be feeling that cabin fever.  Rather than having this tension cause rifts among family members, we can take steps to release some of that tension. Whether you are sheltering […]

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