THE NEED FOR CHILD ADVOCACY

The children, their families and their future children suffer the long term consequences of this abuse.

1 in 4 girls & 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before age 18

Every

seconds

a report of child abuse is made in the United States

cases

of child abuse and neglect were investigated by the Department of Human Services in 2015

children

were in Weld County Out of Home Placements in 2016

%

Every day, more than  4 children die of child abuse and neglect in the US, over 70% are below the age of 3.

In 2015, the Weld County Department of Human Services assessed 2,692 children for abuse with

of those children substantiated for abuse or neglect. That is 1 in 113 children in our community.