Stay Safe Resources

    11.08.17 | by Ryan Morris

    Stay Safe
    Sexual Abuse Resources


    Guide to how to report child abuse

    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
    Child Abuse Hotline — 855-O-H-CHILD (855-642-4453)


    Focus on the Family
    1-855-771-HELP (If you are struggling and need someone to talk to

    Prevent Child Abuse America
    (This is a secular non-profit organization which works with local, state and national groups to promote healthy parenting and community involvement as effective strategies for preventing child abuse.  Referrals to secular organizations dealing with specialized areas of knowledge shouldn’t be read as an indication that their stances necessarily align with Jersey Church’s perspective in all areas.


    Caring for Sexually Abused Children:  A Handbook for Families & Churches by Timothy Kearney (2001)

    Hush by Nicole Braddock Bromley

    Mending the Soul:  Understanding & Healing Abuse by Steven R. Tracy

    The Wounded Heart by Dan Allender, Ph.D. “Hope for adult victims of childhood sexual abuse”

    On the Threshold of Hope:  Opening the Door to Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Diane Mandt Langberg Ph.D.

    For more resources contact Jersey Church @ 740-927-1859