SafeCare is a research-based program that trains home visitors to work with families on parenting skills that have been proven to reduce the rates of child abuse and neglect. There are active SafeCare agencies in every county in Georgia. SafeCare has trained public and private agencies in our home state, worked with the family court system, and participated in multiple state-based initiatives every year to help Georgia families.
The National SafeCare Training and Research Center supports national implementation of the evidence-based child maltreatment prevention program, SafeCare.
- Implemented in 26 states and 7 countries- 59 accredited sites that served over 6,000 families in 2017
- Demonstrated to reduce recidivism of child maltreatment by 26%
- Yields $20.25 in savings for every $1 spent
Here is an overview of the number of service providers trained by SafeCare in Georgia, and estimates of the numbers of families served:
# of Providers NSTRC has trained
YearApproximate # of families served
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