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Child Abuse Prevention

Remember the 5 R's of Keeping Children Safe:

  • Raise the issue
  • Reach Out to kids and parents in your community
  • Remember the risk factors
  • Recognize the warning signs
  • Report suspected abuse or neglect

Support is available

If you or someone you know feels overwhelmed by the demands of parenting. Call Parenting Awareness Michigan (PAM) at 1-800-968-4968 for information about family support resources in your community.

Pinwheels for Prevention®

In 2008, Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA) introduced the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. Research shows that people respond positively to pinwheels, which represent childlike whimsy and lightheartedness. PCAA’s and our vision is for a world where all children grow up happy, healthy, and prepared to succeed in supportive families and communities. To find out more about Pinwheels for Prevention, CLICK HERE to visit our National Partner PCAA.

Want to create your own pinwheels to build awareness?

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Check out the Pinwheels for Prevention Coloring Sheet to print and share, or the I Wear Blue pinwheel graphic that you can print or post to social media to show your support.