Patient Education and Resources

Patient Education and Resources

Saving babies' lives one family at a time.

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24-hour toll-free to report suspected child abuse and neglect, please call 800-932-0313.

National Child Abuse Hotline

24-hour crisis hotline offering support, information, literature, and referrals. The hotline counselors work with translators who speak 140 languages to help people who call and speak something other than English. All calls are anonymous. (The hotline counselors don't know who you are and you don't have to tell them.)

  • 800-422-4453 (1-800-4-A-Child) 
  • 800-222-4453 TDD (1-800-2-A-Child)

Special Kids Network

Information about services for children with special health care needs, please call 800-986-4550.

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance protects children by teaching citizens to recognize and report child abuse and neglect by providing information, educational materials, and programs that promote positive parenting.

Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania

Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania was established to support and lead the state in raising public awareness and prevention of child abuse, promote public policy and advocacy of child abuse prevention, and utilize evidence-based prevention programs for children, caregivers and parents.

The Arc of PA

The Arc of PA, founded in 1949 by the parents of individuals with mental retardation, continues to work toward Service, Advocacy, Quality and Leadership for persons with mental retardation. Please call 717-234-2621.

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Penn State Children's Hospital
600 University Drive, Mail Code G130
Hershey, PA 17033

Pennsylvania Nurse Coordinator

Phone: 717-531-7498
Fax: 717-531-0177

For more information, to schedule a training session, or to receive our quarterly newsletter please contact the Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Project office at 717-531-7498.