April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month
Support the prevention of child injury and abuse and childcare health/safety programs in Yolo County. Your donation directly supports two Yolo County Children's Alliance & Child Abuse Prevention Council programs: Baby Steps and Step by Step/Paso a Paso.
- Baby Steps is an ongoing awareness campaign that includes videos and other materials relating to safe sleeping, shaken baby syndrome, purple crying and general infant care.
- Step by Step/Paso a Paso is an intensive home visiting program for first time parents who are facing challenges or who are overburdened in some way. The program provides emotional and practical support to pregnant women and to families of newborns.
About National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month:
April is recognized in the United States as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. With this month-long observance, communities, businesses and organizations help to raise awareness around the critical issue of child abuse and neglect and to educate the public on prevention. This community relations effort is aimed at increasing awareness of child abuse and neglect, increasing public support, and educating on its prevention.