Child Abuse

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Abuse happens everywhere in Fairfax County. It happens in your neighborhood. Child abuse knows no barriers – not race, religion or income.

At SafeSpot, nearly half of all victims are Caucasian (46%), over one-third (36%) are Hispanic, over one-tenth are African American (11%).  Asians (6%) and other races (1%) are also represented.

Facts about Child Abuse

  • A history of sexual abuse is associated with an increased risk of a lifetime diagnosis of multiple psychiatric, psychological, and physiological disorders.

  • Child abuse is associated with long-term elevated health care use and costs, particularly for women who suffer both physical and sexual abuse.

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       ALL KIDS DESERVE GREAT CHILDHOODS BECAUSE

                         OUR CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE.

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