Stewards of Children

Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children.

Join Us for This Special Event!

at Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Avenue, September 16th, from 5:30-7:30p.m. For more information click here.

The Western Slope Center for Children

A Child Advocacy Center

We are a Child Advocacy Center, providing services to child sexual abuse victims and their families in a supportive environment that reduces trauma and promotes dignity, justice, and healing.
 
We Value
Compassion . . . Integrity . . . Mutual Respect
 
In Mesa County, more than 300 children are subjected to sexual or physical abuse each year. The Western Slope Center for Children (WSCC) is an accredited child advocacy center dedicated to reducing the trauma of abuse and neglect for children and their non-offending family members and caregivers.  The WSCC provides a neutral, child and family friend facility and assists in the coordination and facilitation of the multiple professional agencies that are involved in the complexities of child sexual abuse cases, physical abuse cases, and witnesses to violence.  The WSCC also provides direct, supportive services to child victims and their non-offending family members.

NBC 11 News- Mesa County Honors Child Abuse Prevention Month

KKCO - Reports: Child sex assault reports increase 50%

KKCO- Reports: Number of sexual assaults on kids higher than years past

Grand Junction Sentinel Article - Child Sex Assault Up In Mesa County

IF YOU SUSPECT ABUSE
CALL 970-242-1211
OR DIAL 911

If you suspect child abuse - or if a child tells you about abuse - making a report is very important! You cannot get into trouble or lose your job for making a report that turns out to be unfounded if you had good intentions when you made the report.

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All calls remain anonymous.
Reports of known or suspected child abuse or neglect should be made immediately to the Mesa County Department of Human Services Child Protection Hotline at (970) 242-1211 or a local law enforcement agency at 911.

Click here to learn more.