Founded in 1992 by a group of concerned citizens.


Our mission and vision

Our mission is to stop child abuse and neglect of all forms in Henry County.

We recognize that every day we each have the opportunity to help create the kind of community we want to live in. We also recognize that when all children don’t have equal opportunity for healthy growth and development, we put our future as a society at risk.

Because of the work being accomplished in Henry County, we know that there are many effective child development efforts being implemented. There are services to focus on shaken baby syndrome prevention, sexual safety and child sexual abuse prevention, peer abuse and bullying prevention, and many more.

And because of the success of our signature First Steps program, evidence based new parent visiting strategies that are proven to improve child well-being are able to reach over 1,000 families every year.

We also know that we can do better.  Our vision is a community in which no child is ever abused or neglected, and believe that with the help from the public, policy-makers, and corporate partners, that this idea can be made a