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Prevent Child Abuse America

Contact Information

Ben Tanzer
228 South Wabash Avenue
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

1-800-244-5373 (Voice - Toll-free)
312-663-3520 (Voice)
312-939-8962 (FAX)

Internet Resources


Prevent Child Abuse America, founded in 1972 and based in Chicago, works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide. The organization promotes that vision through a network of chapters in 49 states and over 400 Healthy Families America, home visitation sites in 37 states, the Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada. A major organizational focus is to advocate for the existence of a national policy framework and strategy for children and families while promoting evidence-based practices that prevent abuse and neglect from ever occurring. To learn more about what we're doing to prevent child abuse and neglect and how you can help, please visit the websites: and


A variety of educational materials, including booklets, brochures, pamphlets, and bibliographies dealing with child abuse, neglect, and parenting. Some publications are available in Spanish.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1998
Date Edited: 11/28/2012
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR0444
Accession Number: DP91A0270

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