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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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LEEDS & GRENVILLE – October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Assault Response & Care Centre (ARCC), the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center of Leeds & Grenville would like to remind everyone that October is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

To help individuals to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, ARCC is pleased to offer Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training. This training is free of charge to all; child care providers, teachers, parents, guardians, and youth workers in Leeds & Grenville. Sessions will be held on October 19, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm, October 27, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00pm, and November 23, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm4:00pm. Call 613-345-3881/1-800-567-7415 or visit www.arc-c.ca for more information and to register.

The Assault Response & Care Centre is a program of the Brockville General Hospital. We offer free, confidential services to persons who have been victims of or affected by sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and/or partner violence. Our centre provides 24/7 specialized nursing care through BGH’s Emergency Department, counseling, peer support, support groups, and public education initiatives throughout the community.

Are you a survivor of child sexual abuse? Remember it is never your fault. You are not alone.

The team at the Assault Response & Care Centre would like to remind the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville that we are here to help. You can access our service directly by calling 613345-3881 or 1-800-567-7415. For more information on our services, visit: www.arc-c.ca, www.facebook.com/ARCLLG, @ARCCLG

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