When a parent or caregiver goes to jail, children pay the consequences, too. Loss of connection with that parent, often loss of income and opportunity. It’s why some experts call children the silent victims. Now, a local organization is working to ease that burden.
Child Savers, a local organization that has worked for decades to help area children facing trauma, is breaking down barriers to mental health access for youth by adding more resources to help them cope.
An organization created to help local children is seeing an explosion of requests for help during the pandemic. Little Hands was founded to help serve babies in need with things such as diapers, clothing and gear.