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1. Hotlines
2. Prevention & Safety Resources
3. Child Abuse Prevention Websites
4. Bereavement Resources

1. Hotlines

2. Prevention & Safety Resources

The AAP Parenting Website
Resources for all stages: prenatal, baby, toddler, preschool, gradeschool, teen, and young adult.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Provides information on car safety, Internet safety, seasonal safety, travel safety and other safety topics.

Bullying Prevention

Children’s Safety Network

Consumer Products Safety Commission
Provides consumer safety information and ensures the safety of consumer products, such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals.

Contact Community Services
Provides a wide range of mental health and behavioral services to individuals in the central New York area. Provides confidential counseling and suicide/crisis intervention. People of all ages can call to talk about a wide range of personal problems.

24/7 Hotline: 315 251-0600
24/7 Youth Emergency Services: 315-463-1100

Cribs for Kids
Helping every baby sleep safer.

Firearms Safety Resource Guide

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Provides resources and publications related to the physical and psychological health of mothers and children.

The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention
Resource center for state and local Child Death Review programs. Promotes, supports and enhances child death review metholology activities at state, community and national levels.

New York State Department of State
Consumer Alert Water Safety for Children

Onondaga County Traffic Safety Advisory Board
Provides information about traffic safety, bicycle safety and car seat safety.

Prevention Network
Promoting Healthy Choices with many programs for teens as well as adults.

REACH CNY works to make a positive impact in our community with the help of countless community members and organizations.

Safe Kids New York
Provides education for adults and children about specific injury prevention.

Safe Kids USA
Promotes fire safety, car safety and home safety to both adults and children.

The United Way – Early Childhood Onondaga
A community based collaboration working to develop strategies that will help every child reach age five ready to succeed in education and in life.

3. Child Abuse Prevention Websites

McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, Syracuse, NY
Provides information about child abuse.

National Children’s Advocacy Center
Provides prevention, intervention and treatment services to fight child abuse and neglect.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Provides information on various issues including domestic violence, adoptions, foster care, child abuse, childcare and community services.

Vera House
Prevents, responds to and partners to end domestic violence and sexual violence and other forms of abuse. 24 hour crisis & support line – 315-468-3260.

4. Bereavement Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The survivor Outreach Program is one of many programs and resources offered free of charge by AFSP for survivors of suicide loss.

Center for Loss and Life Transitions
This site offers resources and a good bookstore for books on grief. There is a coloring book for children entitled "How I Feel" that we give out to siblings of those children who have died in our county.

The Compassionate Friends
Supporting a family after a child dies.

Crouse Hospital’s Bereaved Parents Support Group

First Candle
Provides support to those who have experienced an infant death. Bilingual counselors are available 24 hours/day.

HOPE for Bereaved
Provides support, resources and hope for grieving children, adults and families, as well as training, consultation and resources for those wishing to help the bereaved.

Hospice of Central New York
Hospice fosters healing and growth by providing professional grief counseling, consultation and education to all ages through its Center for Living With Loss.

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
Serves as a central source of information on pregnancy loss and sudden infant death.
The National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center

Onondaga County Mental Health
Sue Ellen Harris, former Director of Outpatient Services, provides age-appropriate suggestions for grieving families with children in her article, "Four Ideas to Help Children Cope with a Death in the Family."
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Onondaga County Suicide Prevention Coalition
The OCSPC links our community around suicide prevention to reduce stigma, promote help seeking and save lives.

The SUDC Foundation
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood
The SUDC Foundation promotes awareness, advocates for research, and supports those affected by SUDC at no cost to the people it serves.

Two Brothers’ Light
TBL offers assistance, encouragement and resources to those who have lost a loved one to suicide and to those on their path to wellness.

Onondaga County Child Fatality Review Team
McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center
601 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

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