A different call to action to stop child abuse during coronavirus pandemic

July 3rd, 2020

Along with the delivery of prevention programming, the Child Abuse Prevention Association has provided care to foster children since 1985 through its Open Arms Children’s Home and foster care programs. COVID-19 brought a new set of challenges not just to CAPA but to everyone. From telecommuting to personal protection equipment to homeschooling, we all have worked outside of any box we’ve ever known trying to navigate the waters of a global pandemic.

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Wisconsin organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Wisconsin organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Kids Forward
Supporting Families Together Association
Wisconsin Association of Family & Children’s Agencies
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association

West Virginia organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

West Virginia organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Burlington United Methodist Family Services
Cabell County Family Resource Network
Cammack Children’s Center
Children’s Home Society of West Virginia
Communities of Shalom Coalition
Nicholas County Empowerment Corp.
Ohio County Family Resource Network
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
Pleasants County Committee on Family Issues
Preston / Taylor Parents as Teachers Program
Preston County Caring Council
Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia
Regional Family Resource Network
Step by Step Inc.
Stepping Stone, Inc.
TEAM for West Virginia Children
United Way of Marion and Taylor Counties
Upshur County Family Resource Network
West Virginia Council of Churches
West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services
WV Citizen Action Group
WV FREE

Washington organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Washington organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Children’s Home Society of Washington
Faith Action Network – Washington State
Foster Parent Allies of Washington State
Legal Counsel for Youth and Children
Makah Tribal Council Seniors Program
Makah Tribal Kinship Program
Parent Trust for Washington Children
Partners for Our Children, University of Washington
The Mockingbird Society
Washington Association for Children & Families
Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Virginia organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Virginia organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Alexandria/Arlington CASA
Blue Ridge CASA for Children
CASA of Central Virginia
Families Forward Virginia/Prevent Child Abuse Virginia
FOCUS on Youth / CASA
Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now)
Healthy Families Partnership, Inc.
Healthy Start
Impact Living Services
Institute of Forgiveness
Lutheran Family Services of Virginia
Nolef Turns Inc.
NRV CARES
SCAN of Northern Virginia
Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Voices for Virginia’s Children

Vermont organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Vermont organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
Vermont Parent Child Center Network
Voices for Vermont’s Children

Utah organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Utah organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Utah Chapter
Children’s Service Society of Utah
Prevent Child Abuse Utah
Protective Factors For Utah Families
Voices for Utah Children

Texas organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Texas organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc.
McCulloch County Child Welfare Board
Texans Care for Children
Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services
Texas Pediatric Society
TexProtects, Prevent Child Abuse Texas
The Children’s Shelter
The SAFE Alliance
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Upbring

Tennessee organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Tennessee organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) Awareness Foundation
Memphis Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (MASHA)
Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee
Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

South Carolina organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

South Carolina organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Children’s Trust of South Carolina
Fostering Great Ideas
HALOS
Parent Advocate
SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Rhode Island organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Rhode Island organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Adoption Rhode Island
Parent Support Network of Rhode Island
Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT

Pennsylvania organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Pennsylvania organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Columbia County Family Center
Mercer County Family Center
Moms Offering Moms Support
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission
Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania
The Kindness Project

Oregon organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Oregon organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Children’s Institute
Happy Valley Montessori School
Oregon Alliance
Oregon Association of Relief Nurseries
Oregon Montessori Association
Our Children Oregon
Prevent Child Abuse Oregon
Trillium Family Services

Oklahoma organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Oklahoma organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

CREOKS Health Services
EB Consulting
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness
parentPRO PAT-Great Plains

Ohio organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Ohio organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Children’s Defense Fund – Ohio
Groundwork Ohio
Kinnect
Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Ohio Children’s Alliance
Ohio Council of Churches
Providence House
Public Children Services Organization of Ohio
Schubert Center for Child Studies at CWRU
The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers

North Carolina organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

North Carolina organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Benchmarks
Child Care Services Association
Children’s Home Society of NC
Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina
Coastal Horizons
Communities In Schools of Durham
Criminal Justice Alternatives
Equality North Carolina
NC Child
NC Pediatric Society
Partnership for Children of Wayne County
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina
Strong Able Youth Speaking Out (SaySo)
The Arc of Union/Cabarrus, Inc

New York organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

New York organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Assemblyman Andrew D. Hevesi, 28th A.D.
Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
Bridge Builders Community Partnership
Children’s Defense Fund – New York
Citizens’ Committee for Children of NY
Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies
Empire Justice Center
Family Enrichment Network
JCCA
Kinship Care Support Initiative
Leadership Training Institute
NY Council on Adoptable Children
NYS AAP – Chapter 2
NYS AAP Chapter 3
NYS Kinship Navigator
Prince of Peace Church
Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc
Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
South Asian Fund For Education, Scholarship and Training
The Children’s Agenda
The Neighborhood Center, Inc.
We All Rise
Westchester Children’s Association

New Jersey organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

New Jersey organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

Acenda Integrated Health
Caregivers of New Jersey
CARES Institute, Rowan Medicine
Family and Children’s Services
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties
New Jersey Association of Mental Health & Addiction Agencies, Inc.
New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.
Pinwheel Place
The Family Resource Network
Visions and Pathways

Nebraska organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Nebraska organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Nebraska Chapter
Children and Family Coalition of Nebraska
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Nebraska Appleseed
Voices for Children in Nebraska