Title: Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month
Description: Child Abuse has been defined as when a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child. This includes child molestation, neglect, verbal and emotional abuse.
Education about the signs of child abuse and neglect is crucial in preventing and stopping it from happening. Contact the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix for more information, crisis intervention and other support services, at 340.773.9272.
If you know or suspect a child is being abused, please contact the V.I. Department of Human Services at 340.773.2323,
Start Date: 2017-04-01
End Date: 2017-04-30