Thankfully people are talking about this issue. Years ago these issues were taboo. Knowledge and information will help society and save children."
- Community Seminar Attendee
Understanding Child Sexual Abuse
Child sexual abuse is a public health problem and a community concern. Children are born happy, creative and innocent, but they are vulnerable to the manipulations of others. It is the responsibility of adults to protect the youngest in our society.
Family Support Line conducts programs for civic and volunteer organizations, women's clubs, children's sports leagues and other groups. Young people can and should be protected by the adults in their lives. Understanding the dynamics and what you can do to help will keep children safe. Following up on suspicions of abuse may be a child's only hope.