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Child and Elder Abuse and Neglect

Links To Helpful Sites

  • Childhelp USA National Website

    Childhelp USA is one of the largest and oldest national non-profits dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. Since its founding in 1959 by Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, the organization has directly provided help and hope to millions of children and adults whose lives have been traumatized by child abuse. Content Detail

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    Childhelp USA
  • Department of Human Services

    The Department of Human Services branch of Hawai`i government includes the Child Protective Services (CPS). CPS is the agency that handles child abuse cases. Content Detail

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    Department of Human Services
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund

    A national non-profit organization that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention, and public awareness. Content Detail

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    Family Violence Prevention Fund
  • National Center on Elder Abuse

    This site contains many elder abuse resources to help you find the assistance, publications, data, information, and answers you need. Content Detail

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    National Center on Elder Abuse
  • National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect

    The Clearinghouse is a national resource for professionals and others seeking information on child abuse and neglect and child welfare. Content Detail

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    National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Resolving Nursing Home Problems

    Information on nursing home oversight and how to report institutional abuse in a nursing home. Also contains links to further information. Content Detail

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    American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse

    A listing of physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse and neglect. For a more extensive list, call the Childhelp USA® National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD® (1-800-422-4453). Content Detail

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    Childhelp USA
  • What is Child Abuse?

    Helpful information about child abuse and neglect from the University of Hawai'i Center on the Family. Content Detail

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    University of Hawai'i - Center on the Family
  • What is Elder Abuse?

    General information on the major types of elder abuse and common risk factors for abuse. Please keep in mind that this is general information only. Currently, elder abuse is defined by state laws, and state definitions vary considerably from one jurisdiction to another in terms of what constitutes the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. Content Detail

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    National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
  • Where Can I Go to Report Elder Abuse?

    This document, prepared by the National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center, explains 10 state agencies and entities that may help with nursing home abuse and neglect issues, and gives the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the directors of each such agency or entity for every state. Content Detail

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    National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center