Child Abuse Prevention...
Heart Awareness ...
  that healthy child development is the foundation for strong economic and community development. Anything you do to support kids and parents helps reduce the stress that often leads to abuse and neglect.  The Children's Task Force is Franklin County's child abuse prevention council which sponsors educational programs and events to increase public awareness.  

Prevent Child Abuse America is proud to unveil its new campaign, Pinwheels for Prevention ™, introducing the pinwheel as a symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention nationwide.  Clicking on the logo above will link to PCAA web site.
The pinwheel represents PCA America's efforts to change the way our nation thinks about prevention, focusing on community activities and public policies that prioritize prevention right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur.
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Click here for a list of Child Abuse Prevention Councils in Maine
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heart Education ...
As the designated child abuse prevention council for Franklin County, the Children's Task Force provides Mandated Reporter training, other education programs, and information that focus on prevention, like Period of Purple Crying.

click here for more detail information on
Period of Purple Crying
There are DVD's available to view at our office
click here for link to Purple Crying web site
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        are sponsored to foster healthy family relations like the Pancake Breakfast and workshops on healing and prevention for different organizations.
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To request more information about any of these programs or schedule a training for your organization click the request information button or call 778-6960