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The statistics are staggering — one in 10 children experience some form of sexual abuse before they turn 18. And studies have shown that consequences don’t stop with the abuse, which has been linked to adverse health, mental and societal... Read More
April 2017: April is Child Abuse Prevention month. The Ford Family Foundation has "planted" a garden of pinwheels in front of our Roseburg office in support of child abuse prevention.The pinwheel is the national symbol for child abuse... Read More
The foster care system is too familiar for Pamela Heisler. She knows firsthand the type of struggles families face before they lose their children.That’s why she accepted a new position in January with the Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon,... Read More
Community leaders in Lane County, frustrated by rates of child abuse and neglect, two years ago launched an innovative program that aims to reduce these rates by 90% by the year 2030. It’s a bold goal, but one that community leaders... Read More
The statistics are startling. More than 10,000 Oregon children were confirmed victims of abuse in 2012. Of those, about 1,500 were sexual abuse. Nationally, experts estimate one in 10 children are sexually abused. More than 90% of the... Read More