Children

Safe City Commission

The goal of the Safe City Commission is to help make Fort Worth the safest major city in the United States. SCC's mission is to focus and magnify community champions for crime prevention, life safety, education, and law enforcement. The site has information and resources including:

  • Simple things you can do about gang crime
  • Reducing gun violence videos
  • Sex crimes
  • Robbery
  • Crimes against children

Spiritually Sensitive Caregiving

The following resources are used with permission from Spiritually Sensitive Caregiving: A Multi-Faith Handbook (2008), Janice Harris Lord, editor: Child Abuse Multi-Faith Resources, PDF

National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (NADEC)

The goal of NADEC is to raise awareness about the problem of drug endangered children and to support state, local and tribal organizations that are helping to break the cycle of abuse and neglect. Their unique approach calls for a multi-faceted strategy that includes prevention, law enforecement, courts, probation, social services, treatment, mental health, medical, child welfare, education, public health, federal agencies, non-profit organizations and the community.

If you're active in this field or would like to become involved, their new website is an invaluable source of information. Their new Resource Center, one of the most significant upgrades to the website, contains the following:

  • Over 300 articles relating to helping drug endangered children
  • Information on best practices, the latest research, funding and training
  • An option to rate articles and see which ones others found most useful
  • Informative webinars from industry experts
  • An "Ask an Expert" email link for any questions you may have