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Child Abuse & Healthy Parenting

Child Abuse & Healthy Parenting

Family Service of the Piedmont offers a range of services to assist children and families experiencing, or at risk of child abuse or child neglect, as well as educational programs to foster healthy parenting skills.

Child Abuse Prevention & Healthy Parenting

Supporting and educating parents, enabling them to foster healthy environments for their children to grow and learn is an important aspect of child abuse prevention.

Programs and Services

  • Healthy Start, a home visiting program that provides education and care coordination to pregnant women and families of children under the age of three. The goal of the program is to lower risk factors associated with preterm birth, low birth weight, infant mortality and poor developmental outcomes.
  • The Incredible Years parenting education and support group
  • Safe, child-friendly supervised visitations and custody exchanges through Harmony House
  • The Fairview Family Resource Center in High Point offers a wide range of resources for children and adults living in the Fairview Elementary School district
  • Support groups
  • Information and referrals

Child Abuse Victim Services

Family Service operates two accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers, helping children who have been sexually or physically abused or witnessed violence to tell their story and begin the healing process in a child-friendly environment.

Programs and Services

  • Trained and certified child victim advocates
  • Court and police advocacy
  • Free and confidential counseling
  • Information and referrals
  • Why is the Children’s Advocacy Center model so important? Read ‘Robin’s Story’