Avoiding Child Abuse and Neglect During the Coronavirus Shutdown

      Across the nation… the coronavirus pandemic has forced the closing of schools for more than a month. It looks like that will continue for at least the next month. Daycare centers are closed too. Parents are shut-in with their children 24-hours a day, seven days a week. They are spending more time with their children than ever before and under tremendous stress. How do can they keep the peace and lower the risk of striking out at their children?


National Child Help Hotline Information

Safe Shores Stewards of Children Registration


Michele Booth-Cole, Executive Director, Safe Shores, The DC Children’s Advocacy Center