of the saddest facts is that many abused children grow up to abuse
their own children. Think about that... Parents abuse because
that is the only style of parenting they know. Just a little bit
of intervention and education can break that cycle forever in
a family and for future generations.
parent under enough chronic stress can become an abusive parent.
The difference between “us" and "them" is achieved
through education, family support and healing through counseling.
With just a little support that can easily be provided by a friend
or a volunteer, child abuse can be stopped cold.
Help U.S.A. has collaborated with high school students, youth ministries
and community service clubs to serve the "Motel Children"
families with outreach services. Youth Against Violence members
teach children nonviolence with arts, crafts and puppets.
in 1986 to help at risk families change, the Parent Help USA Center
brings together Orange County professional therapists, business
leaders and lay people to reduce and ultimately prevent child abuse.
awareness and changing attitudes about child abuse requires the
widespread support of our members. Without your support - financial,
in-kind, and all-important volunteer efforts - Parent Help USA could
never attain it's goals. Members, lay people and licensed counselors
who volunteer their time and help raise funds are the life spring
of our organization. With only one paid staff member, we're not
just being gracious here. All of these efforts truly change the
lives of those in need. And they save the lives of at risk children