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Child Abuse and Misconduct Prevention Resources

Sites and phone numbers for organizations and agencies useful in educating, preventing, and reporting child sexual abuse and misconduct and child abuse and neglect.

Ohio Dept. of Children and Family Health Services Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline

The Cybertip Line
Handles leads from individuals reporting the sexual exploitation of children and provides resources to teach kids about online safety.

Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
Hotline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Professional counselors offer crisis intervention, information, literature and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service and support resources.

Darkness to Light: Confronting Child Sexual abuse with Courage
Information, resources, advocacy and online resources.

Ohio’s Electronic Sex Offender Registration and Notification Site

Family Watch Dog
Fee based access to information on the convicted and registered sexual offenders. Complete reports include map, photograph, addresses, conviction information and offense dates and details. You are able to enter specific address and specify a larger radius.

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information

The Child Abuse Prevention Network
Internet resources for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.

Prevent Child Abuse Ohio
Information and resources about preventing child abuse and neglect.

The Safe Side
Video designed for elementary-school-aged children teaching them tips for personal safety around people they don’t know, and those they ‘kinda know’. The Safe Side gives parents simple, fun and interesting ways to discuss difficult topics with their children. Understandable and never scary this video was created by John Walsh (America’s Most Wanted) and Julie Clark (The Baby Einstein Company).

Oxford Document Management Company
Information and resources to do employee and volunteer background checks.