Child Abuse Prevention Resources

The Center for Family Safety and Healing is a leader in the prevention of child abuse to support the wellbeing of families and create safe and thriving communities.  

In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, view our resources designed to educate, advocate and prevent child abuse.


Creating Healthy Digital Boundaries

Do your kids understand how far is too far online? Below we offer tips for setting healthy digital boundaries with kids and teens.


Practicing Positive Discipline

Discipline teaches children what is and what is not okay. Below we offer safe and effective strategies for supporting positive behaviors.

Additional Prevention Resources

Recognizing the Signs

Get Help

Did you know? Anyone can contact a child protective services agency and make a report about child abuse or neglect – and it can be completely anonymous.

Franklin County Children Services Child Abuse Hotline
614-229-7000 24/7 hotline

Public Children Services Association of Ohio
Child Protective Agencies Directory by County
855-642-4453 (24/7 Ohio reporting line)

National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) 24/7 hotline

The Center for Family Safety and Healing Child Assessment Center
614-722-8200 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F)
If you need immediate medical attention, please go to the Emergency Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-8200