Connecticut's General Assembly and the state Department of Children and Families are addressing unsafe sleep conditions, which is responsible for three times as many children death than child abuse.
In the US, government agencies and private nonprofits such as Eckerd, which provides public child and family services on a contract basis, also use data to develop proprietary models for identifying children at high risk for abuse.
Enter Hi-Five recently concluded a 10-week program with sixth-graders in Florida. For students like Christina Belcher, Hi-Five has been a lifeline.
Radio host Pete O'Shea reminds people living in Tampa Bay that even though we are a community of millions of people, spread across 10 counties, we are still one neighborhood.
The non-profit organization Eckerd on April 23rd will recognize two Rapides Parish educators and an Alexandria officer who have “gone above the call of duty” as part of Eckerd's third annual Gala on the Bayou.
Two people from Lincoln County, North Carolina have been chosen as finalists for 2015 Children’s Heroes of the Year awards benefiting Eckerd. These awards recognize those unsung heroes who have had a profound and positive impact on the lives of children.
Girls are taught important life skills at Eckerd E-Nini-Hassee, a 840-acre therapeutic school for girls in Floral City, FL. They practice assertive communication, setting boundaries and healthy ways to express emotions, even painful ones.
Eckerd's Rooms of Hope and It's My Bag are working to support children entering the foster care system. Both programs work to ensure children have necessary items such as clothes and toiletries, as well as a sense of worth.
More than 200 families who adopted children in 2014 through Eckerd Community Alternatives gathered Saturday at the agency's annual Adoptive Family Reunion Picnic.
Oh Be Joyful Farm and Eckerd have teamed up to increase the number of foster homes in Oklahoma.