An online resource for parents provided by USA Gymnastics
We Care Campaign

USA Gymnastics is proud to announce the We Care Campaign, an educational program designed specifically for parents and concerned adults that focuses on establishing and maintaining a safe gymnastics environment in your club.

The We Care Campaign is created to help individuals be more aware of the issue of child sexual abuse, and then suggest ways one can turn that awareness into action.

Visit this page often for updated information and resources. Send questions or comments to WeCare@usagym.org

 


Click here to download the PDF of the presentation.

Report to law enforcement immediately if you are aware of abuse.
Click here for a list (by state) of where to report.
Click here for more information on reporting

National Helplines
Darkness to Light 1-866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444)
Stop It Now! 1-888-PREVENT (888-773-2362)
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)
National Resources Related to Child Sexual Abuse

 

Parents Mailing

As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, USA Gymnastics is activating its annual mailing including information and ideas on how parents can talk to their children about this topic.

Crisis In addition, USA Gymnastics’ has created a resource that educates parents and concerned adults on prevention and reporting steps. Click the image at the left to view this in an interactive reader. Click here to download as a PDF. Share the four-page summary with other parents and concerned adults.


Check out parent education from United States Olympic Committee and Darkness to Light (a child advocacy organization)

Learn facts about child sexual abuse

Read about safety steps you can take to help protect your children

Learn about the policies and guidelines USA Gymnastics has in place to help protect clubs, coaches, and athletes!

Check out the available resources and parent tools

USA Gymnastics has teamed up with child advocacy organizations to help protect athletes from sexual abuse.
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