Volunteers needed for child-abuse response team

For The Child, the local nonprofit child-prevention agency, is seeking volunteers for its Child Abuse Response Team, which responds to daytime, nighttime and weekend crisis calls when a child (infant to 14) has been sexually abused. For The Child’s volunteers are part of the larger Sexual Assault Response Team, which includes forensic nurses and law…

Students walking to raise money for abused kids

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and students of Millikan High School will help raise money on Saturday, April 3 to prevent and treat abused children. Student organizer, Melanie Triplett-Hines, a senior at Millikan who loves kids, said she wanted to make her senior quest project volunteer efforts really count for the community. After…

Nonprofit hosting breakfast, lunch to provide info on child-abuse prevention

Nonprofit organization For the Child, which provides child-abuse- and neglect-prevention and treatment services for children and their families, will have its 9th Annual Children’s Circle of Friends Breakfast and First Luncheon on Thursday, April 29. “Protecting Innocence 2010” is the theme for the breakfast, which will take place at the Long Beach Airport Marriott from…