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Winston Salem Journal Editorial – Abused children cannot afford funding cuts: Bob Feikema

The people of Forsyth County and across the Triad are now confronted with a test of how we will treat our children who are the victims of child abuse. April – which happened to be Child Abuse Prevention month - turned out to be the cruelest month. That’s when half a dozen agencies in the [...]

By | 2017-06-09T10:23:46+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Child Abuse Victims Will Suffer if Funding Isn’t in Place

Three Triad non-profits are banding together to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars to help abused children. A community fundraising campaign is underway to replace the loss of state and federal funding for child abuse and neglect programs. Several community leaders, child advocacy agencies and local law enforcement officials gathered at the [...]

By | 2015-09-02T11:40:11+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Facing cuts, groups that combat abuse raise money themselves

Leaders of local groups that deal with child sexual abuse are disappointed with budget cuts that have slashed $250,000 from their budgets, but they’re not just sitting around hoping the federal government will restore the money. At a Hall of Justice press conference today, leaders of three organizations announced they are going to the community [...]

By | 2015-09-02T11:39:10+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Child Advocacy Center in Forsyth County facing major cuts

Non-profit agencies in Forsyth County have joined together to help raise more than $250,000 for the county’s Child Advocacy Center, after The Governor’s Crime Commission announced it was cutting the center’s funding. Family Services operates the Child Advocacy Center, which is a one-stop, kid-friendly place where therapists can meet with young victims of sexual and physical abuse. [...]

By | 2015-09-02T11:37:47+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments