Healthy Families: Connects families to resources and in-home services for consistent support.
Shenandoah Youth Alliance: Links to local resources and services for children and families.
SCPS Preschool Services: A guide to childcare options in Shenandoah County, as well as useful links for parenting.
Bullying can take many forms and is any repeated, unwanted aggressive behavior that involves a perceived power imbalance. Bullying has a deep and lasting impact on children, leading to increased occurrences of depression, anxiety, and low academic performances. 1 in 5 high school students reported being bullied at school in the last year, and more than 1 in 6 reported being cyber bullied in the last year. If you have concerns about your child and bullying, check out the following resources.
TEEN DATING VIOLENCE
Teen Dating Violence affects 1 in 3 high schoolers. Red Flags are warning signs that a relationship may not be safe or healthy. This document can be used by parents (and other adults) to open conversations with teens about their relationships. https://cyfd.org/docs/red_flags.pdf
Check out the Teen Dating Violence page for more information on warning signs, healthy relationships, and safety planning.