Marshall County Child Abuse Center in Holly Springs Mississippi

Address and phone number for Marshall County Child Abuse Center, a Child Abuse Prevention Center, at Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Holly Springs MS.


Name
Marshall County Child Abuse Center
Address
673 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Holly Springs, Mississippi, 38635
Phone
662-252-6555

About the Marshall County Child Abuse Center

The Marshall County Child Abuse Center, located in Holly Springs, MS, protects children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Prevention also promotes the welfare of children who are vulnerable to abuse, including victims of abuse in Holly Springs. The agency coordinates with Marshall County Child, Youth, and Family Services agencies and non-profit organizations to protect children in Marshall County from abuse and neglect.

You may contact Child Abuse Prevention for questions about:
  • Holly Springs Child Abuse and neglect prevention programs
  • Improving child welfare in the Marshall County area
  • Identifying the signs of child abuse
  • Volunteering as a tutor, mentor or coach
  • Child safety services
  • Programs for victims of child abuse
Child Abuse Prevention Programs

The Child Abuse Prevention agency oversees multiple programs designed to improve child welfare. These include programs to investigate cases of suspected abuse, neglect, or abandonment of children in the Marshall County area. Child Abuse Prevention also evaluates child welfare and intervenes on behalf of victims or suspected victims. Caseworkers within the Child Abuse Prevention program monitor children and arrange for necessary rehabilitative services. In addition to collaborating with law enforcement agencies and the legal system in Marshall County, Child Abuse Prevention offers preventative services, including home visits, public information programs, and educational initiatives.

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

In Holly Springs, Child Abuse Prevention accepts reports of suspected child abuse or neglect. The reporting options include hotline telephone services. The Child Abuse Prevention maintains the confidentiality of child mistreatment reports, as mandated by Mississippi law. This includes protecting the reporter's identity from the individual suspected of child abuse or neglect.

Educational Resources on Child Welfare

The Child Abuse Prevention agency provides educational resources designed to improve child welfare in the Marshall County area. These include resources on identifying the signs of child abuse or neglect, information about Child Abuse Prevention programs, and guidelines for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Prevention also provides training resources for mandated reporters in the Marshall County area.

Federal Child Bureau

At the federal level, the Child Bureau (CB), part of the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration, grants funding to Mississippi state and tribal organizations to support programs promoting stable families. These include financial support for domestic violence prevention and treatment services. CB offers technical assistance and training to MS agencies that provide Child Protection Services. In Marshall County local CB Offices help investigate reports of child abuse and help homeless children find stable homes. The Child Bureau also collects data on Holly Springs child abuse reports through its reporting system and makes the data available to the public.

Contact the Marshall County Child Abuse Center

You may contact the Marshall County Child Abuse Center by calling 662-252-6555, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Marshall County Child Abuse Center, 673 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Holly Springs, Mississippi, 38635.


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