Child Abuse Prevention
Raising Awareness About Child Abuse Prevention
An ongoing WCF goal is child abuse prevention. We support WCCB efforts to publicize this crucial part of the Bureau's mission.
What is child abuse?
If a parent or caregiver—whether by acting or failing to act—causes injury, emotional harm, or even risk of serious harm or death to a child, this is child abuse.
WCF actions to help prevent child abuse
Signs of Abuse
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services offers the following information about signs of abuse.
If you would like to report child abuse or neglect, please contact Childline at:
If you or someone you know could use a supporting hand, simply dial 2-1-1.
This free community and crisis hotline can help you.