April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, the Department encourages all individuals and organizations to help in making Alabama a better place for children and families.
Cost of Child Maltreatment to the Alabama Economy
According to a 2015 study conducted by the University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Science and Center for Business and Economic Research—Culverhouse College of Commerce revealed that child abuse and neglect costs taxpayers $2.3 billion dollars every year. Read the full report here.