Best practices in action

Foster Safety and Support

Comfortable, secure spaces make children feel at ease trying new things, accepting fun challenges and focusing on what's important: being a kid.

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Research, Articles, and Documents

Why Places Matter: Building a Movement for Healthy Communities
Research based case studies about how places impact our health.

Blog Posts

Best Practice: Foster Safety and Support
Read more about the best practice and its strategies.

Pinterest Ideas

Safety and Support for Children
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Meet the Experts

SAFEchild is the only child abuse prevention agency in Wake County working directly with families. SAFEchild offers parent education and support services to families to prevent abuse and neglect, and changes the long-term effects of abuse if it has occurred.

Project CATCH
Project CATCH is a collaborative case management model that is completely unique to Raleigh, North Carolina. Project CATCH provides services and advocates for children experiencing homelessness and works with 11 area homeless shelters and programs to ensure that they are able to correctly identify and address the specific needs of the children in their care.