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Articles and resources for child abuse victims, adult survivors of child abuse, and professionals who are helping victims of child abuse.
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Lattie McGee and Cornelius Abraham
The story of Lattie McGee and Cornelius Abraham is one of almost unbelievable abuse and cruelty, and yet it is also one of courage and hope.

How to Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect
Hotline numbers, by state, for reporting child abuse.

Administration for Children and Families
The ACF is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)
Individual and group support program for adult survivors of physical, sexual, and or emotional child abuse or neglect.

Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
They offer services in the areas of child abuse prevention and treatment, youth programs, residential treatment, child daycare, and family preservation.

Childhelp USA®
Dedicated to helping abused and neglected children, they offer information on nationwide facilities, Childhelp programs, the National Child Abuse Hotline (1-800-4-A-CHILD), and other useful information.

American Humane Association (AHA)
American Humane has been a national leader in preventing the abuse and neglect of children and animals, while strengthening families and communities and enhancing social service systems.

Children's Defense Fund (CDF)
CDF offers information directed toward child development, in particularly low-income, minority, and disabled children.

Jacob Wetterling Foundation
The site is devoted to protecting children from sexual exploitation and abduction.

Kempe Children's Center
They are an advocacy group dedicated to ending child abuse and neglect through providing educational information, parental resources, research and other services to the public.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
NCMEC serves as a clearinghouse of information about missing and exploited children. They also operate a CyberTipline that the public may use to report Internet-related child sexual exploitation.

National Children's Alliance
The NCA is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide training, technical assistance and networking opportunities to communities seeking to plan, establish and improve Children's Advocacy Centers.

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