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Resources & Links


Protecting Our Children…

For information on Megan’s Law in the state of California, visit the website: www.meganslaw.ca.gov

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OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Caregiver Checks www.caregiverchecks.com

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children www.missingkids.com

Stop It Now www.stopitnow.org

KlaasKids Foundation www.klaaskids.org

Darkness To Light www.darkness2light.org

The Joyful Child Foundation www.thejoyfulchild.org

Childhelp www.childhelp.org

Crimes Against Children Research Center www.unh.edu/ccrc

Prevent Child Abuse America www.preventchildabuse.org

Robin Sax, Legal Analyst www.saxfactsweekly.com

Family Watchdog www.familywatchdog.us

The Lamplighter Movement www.thelamplighters.org

Permanent Impressions www.fingerprintsforlife.com

Twigtale www.twigtale.com (personalized books for young children)

 

INTERNET SAFETY RESOURCES

www.wiredsafety.org

www.cybertipline.com

www.netsmartz.org

www.kidsbesafeonline.com

www.commonsensemedia.org

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Without effective intervention, childhood sexual abuse can go on for months or years, continuing to harm its victims, both physically and emotionally.
There is help…

For advocacy, support, and treatment of sexually abused children and their families: The Stuart House, Santa Monica at (310) 319-4248: www.therapefoundation.org/programs/stuart-house

Throughout the state of California, you may call the Child Abuse Hot Line
toll free at: 1-800-540-4000.

To report criminal sexual abuse of a minor, you may phone the following:

Los Angeles County:

  • Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services:
    (213) 351-5507 or 1-800-540-4000.
  • Los Angeles Police Dept., Sexually Exploited Child Unit: (213) 847-5358 or
    (213) 485-2883
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff Dept.: (323) 526-5000
  • District Attorney, Sexual Crimes and Child Abuse Unit: (213) 974-9790

You may also simply phone or visit your local police or sheriff station or substation to report the crime of sexual abuse of a minor.

For more resources, refer to the “Community Services” pages in the front of your telephone book.

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Other Important Phone Numbers:

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678

California Missing Children Hotline 1-800-222-3463

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Los Angeles (FBI) 310-477-6565

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Counseling and Mental Health Referrals:

Lotus picture Dr Lindsay Heller - Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Child, Adolescent, Adult Psychotherapy... (310) 384-9300

C.A.M.F.T. (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists)
(323) 964-3200 extension 1

Didi Hirsh Community Mental Health Center – Culver City (310) 390-6612

Edmund D. Edelman – Westside Mental Health Center, Children & Family Services
(310) 966-6500

Mental Health Referral Service – (helps find a licensed therapist in your area)
1-800-THERAPIST

For more counseling services, please check your yellow pages under “Social Services Agencies” or talk to your medical doctor for a confidential referral.

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