Author: Angel Roar

Child abuse reporting contacts for each state

The following are a list of state toll-free numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services maintains an up-to-date list on their website.


What to do if you think a child is being abused

For professionals that work with children, such as teachers, doctors, or counselors, strict laws covering the reporting of child abuse. However, for others when and how to report suspected child abuse is often unclear. What is generally understood though, is that if child abuse is suspected, it should be reported.


Sexual Abuse Statistics

Here are statistics surrounding the issue of child sexual abuse. In presenting the statistics, the pages are organized by Prevalence and Consequences.

National and local assistance

Contact information for promonent organzations that specialize in child abuse assistance. These resources are broken down and categorized at a national level and at a state level. These are good starting points if you need face-to-face, personal assistance.


Signs of sexual abuse

The sexual abuse of a child is something that occurs across all ethnic and socio-economic boundaries. The abuse often goes undiscovered because the child is afraid to talk about it. There are signs you can look for though. The presence of a single sign does not prove child abuse is occurring in a family; however, when these signs appear repeatedly or in combination you should take a closer look at the situation and consider the possibility of child abuse.

Online Community

Angel Roar is currently in the process of creating an online community forum for victims of child abuse. The forum will be secured on a separate website. Forums are intended to allow victims of child abuse to pose questions to online counselors and provide victims a means to interact with other victims of child abuse. Please check back in early 2011.

Other online resources

Here are links to other 3rd party online resources recommended by Angel Roar.


Volunteer Information

Persons wishing to volunteer to assist child abuse victims or to fight for the prevention of child abuse have many options to choose from. Especially needed are professional counselors who can assist with questions and answers in the online forums.


Submit Your Stories of Hope

Are you the victim of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse? Do you or someone you know have an amazing survival story to share? Share your story of survival here.