Our Commitment is to Child Safety
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and as a leading organization in Youth Development, the South Shore YMCA is committed to educating our community on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child abuse. At the Y, we are dedicated to providing a child-safe and child-centered environment, where all kids have safe spaces to explore their imagination, learn lifelong skills, and grow. All adults are responsible for keeping kids safe, and we must do our part by being engaged leaders in a call to action.
While the Y is committed to child safety year-round, each April we add a special emphasis on raising awareness in our communities in support of this national movement by offering a variety of resources and opportunities to promote child well-being and enhance child safety. The South Shore YMCA will participate in the Five Days of Action April 16th-20th designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect our children from child abuse. Please visit https://www.fivedaysofaction.org/ and join our community efforts to protect children from sexual abuse: Learn More, Step Up and Speak Out!
We invite you to explore the resources we have available on our Safe Kids website to understand this community challenge and your role in protecting all children.