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The FBI's Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

The FBI has published an excellent guide for parents to protect their children online. You can download it (in pdf format) here. We have also developed a flyer for parents and children on internet safety, which you can download (in pdf format) here.

National Child Abuse Awareness Month

April 2008 has been designated as "National Child Abuse Awareness Month". The Office of Child and Youth Protection of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has prepared resources for use by parishes for this event -- bulletin inserts, articles, posters, prayer cards, and liturgy ideas. They can be downloaded here.

National Child Abuse Prevention Organizations

(Please note that these organizations are listed here for information only. We do not endorse or sponsor any of these organization or their specific activities, nor do we assume responsibility for the content of their websites)

For more information on child abuse, sexual abuse, training and education, visit or contact the following organizations:

Childhelp USA® - National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD® (1-800-422-4453)
www.childhelpusa.org

Prevent Child Abuse America
www.preventchildabuse.org

Prevent Child Abuse New York
1-800-CHILDREN
www.preventchildabuseny.org

Please note: We provide referral information for these resources solely for your information. We are not responsible for their policies, the views they express, the products and services they offer, or the content of their materials or websites.