Marion County

2021 Chartered Council

STARS for Children of Marion County

President:  Heather Wildrick-Holman

3801 N. Temple Avenue

Indianapolis, In 46205

Phone: 317-870-3267

Email: Heather hwholman@childrensbureau.org

Website: None

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PCAINMarionCounty      See their Facebook Page for their events and trainings.

Twitter:  @MarionPCA_IN

 

Council Activities:

  • Pinwheels for Prevention
  • SafeTots community trainings
  • Movie Screenings
  • Distributing Child Safety literature
  • Safe Sleep Community Action Team

 

STARS for Children of Marion County Council has been a PCAIN Chartered Council since 2016.

 

We meet bimonthly on the 1st Tuesday at 1:00 pm Virtually on Zoom until it is safe to meet in person.

 

APRIL PREVENTION ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

April 2021 – Child Abuse Prevention Month – EVENTS –

 

 

Chalk About Prevention Raffle Instructions

 

 

  • Pinwheels for Prevention! Plant a pinwheel garden AND display this virtual one, showing your commitment for #GreatChildhoods in April, (and all year long)!

https://www.pcain.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Animated-Pinwheel-03.gif

    • STARS for Children is proud to partner again this year with local YMCA locations and Warren Early Childhood Center to host pinwheel gardens, pass out our prevention tool kits, and to have the children they serve make their own handmade pinwheel crafts!

 

Have a child color the pinwheel coloring sheet OR draw one. Once its submitted the child is entered into a Family Game Night gift basket raffle!

 

 

April 1st

Wear Blue Day! #WearBlue2021

https://www.facebook.com/events/232938808508607

 

Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month kick off day!

Tune in on Facebook live to watch PCAIN plant their pinwheel garden early in the day and then later in the day hear from the CEO of PCA and the State Director of DCS!

  • Prevent Child Abuse Indiana Prevent Child Abuse Month Kick Off 9am

Hosted by: Prevent Child Abuse Indiana

PCAIN staff livestreaming on Facebook their annual kickoff event & planting 1,000 pinwheels to represent the babies that will be born in Indiana this year and the promise that the babies hold.

https://www.facebook.com/PreventChildAbuseIndiana

 

  • Indiana DCS/PCAIN Child Abuse Prevention Month Kickoff 1pm

Hosted by: Indiana DCS & Prevent Child Abuse Indiana https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86202645846

 

April 3rd

  • Show Your Support Saturday!

Will you take a couple of minutes and add the Child Abuse Prevention Month frame to your Facebook profile photo? It’s available at www.facebook.com/profilepicframes

It’s a simple yet powerful way to show your friends that you’re helping to grow a better tomorrow for all children.

 

  • “Let’s Chalk About Prevention” drive through event at MCCOY @ 10a  & Chalk Art Contest (see attached flyers)

https://www.facebook.com/events/921871685229068

 

 

April 5th

Be sure to tune in to the local news, as our local DCS Director and other local leaders will be having a small celebratory event to celebrate & highlight the month!

 

 

April 8th

  • April 8th is the World Day for Prevention and Healing from Child Sexual Abuse. Together, we can help prevent child sexual abuse and nurture and heal survivors and their family members. #GrowingBetterTogether

Like and Follow the account @April8WorldDay to get involved!

Example of their campaign: https://www.facebook.com/April8WorldDay/posts/214525050463473