We would like to thank Samson and Delilah and everyone who came out to the Heartford House Gala!
It was a night filled with fashion and fun, auction and art, and dinner and dancing and surely will be unforgettable!
It was a huge success and for a great cause. We are so grateful to have such wonderful individuals in our community!
Do you have a heart for children? Are you interested in sexual abuse prevention? Stewards of Children is offering FREE sexual abuse prevention training! You will learn about the types of situations in which sexual abuse might occur, strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse, the importance of talking about prevention with children and adults, and the signs of sexual abuse.
Join us as we raise awareness and learn new skills to help prevent child abuse!
The next training session will be held April 16th from 6-8:30pm at Bauer Head Start, located at 3600 Eisenhauser Road in Lafayette.
Sign up for a FREE energy assessment of your home and Energizing Indiana will donate $25 to Heartford House, Inc.! You will find out lots of free and inexpensive ways to reduce your energy bills, but you will also get CFL light bulbs, a low-flow shower head, and a low-flow faucet aerator… all for FREE!!
What if Heartford House earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!
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· A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds (2007).
· Every day in America more than four children die from abuse or neglect (2007).
· At least one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006).
· In 2009, there were 2914 reports of child abuse or neglect processed in Tippecanoe County.
· Over 3,000 children have been interviewed at Heartford House since 2000.
· Approximately 65% of interviews conducted at Heartford House are related to sexual abuse allegations.