Prevent Child Abuse
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month -
Here's what's happening in Marion County:
Child Abuse Prevention Month April 2016 full calendar
April 9, 2016 - CASA of Marion & Polk County is having a Super Hero Race at Riverfront Park Pavilion in Salem - click here for more details.
April 11, 2016 - Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Event will be held at Liberty House, 385 Taylor St NE, Salem, OR -
click here for more details.
April 13, 2016 - Recognizing Child Molesters - A New Approach to Protecting Children Training at Waldo Middle School, 2805 Lansing Ave NE, Salem, OR -
click here for more details (in English and Spanish).
April 1-30, 2016 - The pedestrian bridge on the north side of Riverfront Park will be lit up blue during the month of April for child abuse prevention awareness. Thank you City of Salem!
March 30, 2016 9:00 am - A Child Abuse Prevention month Proclamation will be signed by the Marion County Board of Commissioners at 555 Court St NE, 1st Floor, Salem.
April 1, 2016 8:30 am - Child Abuse Prevention ribbon hanging at the Oregon State Capitol.
Child Abuse Hotline (503) 378-6704
211 Local Resources
Child abuse and neglect is a community issue, and all members of the community can play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect!
Preventing child abuse means stopping child abuse and neglect before it happens. Every person can help make sure the children of Marion County have a brighter future – preventing child abuse is up to all of us.
Thank you Portland General Electric!
During the month of April, blue ribbons hang on the tree in front of the Oregon State Capitol to represent Oregon victims of child abuse and neglect.
Child Abuse and Neglect
What is Child Abuse and Neglect? Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms
What you can do about child abuse
Reporting Abuse and Neglect
What you can do: Raise the Issue
Additional Information from Oregon Law Help
Crisis Phone Numbers -
Tip sheets and other printable documents