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Resources in Bucks County:

Bucks County Children and Youth Services
Mission statement: The Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency is responsible under Pennsylvania Public Law to receive and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect, provide for the temporary care of children not able to remain with their own families and develop community-wide social service programs that promote family stability. The Agency endeavors to be responsive to the changing health and welfare needs of all families by encouraging the development of programs that reduce dependency and strengthen family life.

Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Mission statement: To protect law-abiding citizens by aggressively and successfully prosecuting criminal activity in Bucks County while engaging in community-based crime prevention programs.

Network of Victim Assistance
Network of Victim Assistance supports, counsels and empowers victims of sexual assault and other serious crimes and works to eliminate violence in Bucks County through advocacy, community education and prevention programs.

National Resources:

National Center for Missing and Exploited Kids
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

National Children’s Alliance
National Children’s Alliance is a professional membership organization dedicated to helping local communities respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient – and put the needs of child victims first.

Books for Parents:

Helping Your Child Recover From Sexual Abuse -- Adams, C., & Fay, J. (1992), Vancouver, WA: University of Washington Press. See more at Amazon>>>

When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parents’ Guide to Healing and Recovery (revised edition) -- Brohl, K., & Potter, J.C. (2004), San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint. See more at Amazon>>>

Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if They are Adults Now) (4th edition) -- Daughtery, L. (2006), Roswell, NM:  Cleanan Press, Inc. See more at Amazon>>>