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.

New Dates and Times Coming in February 2015!  Please keep checking back with us.

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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.

Job opening at WSCC

The Western Slope Center for Children (WSCC) is seeking a half-time Development/Outreach Coordinator.  The WSCC is a non-profit Child Advocacy Center whose mission is to provide collaborative services to child sexual abuse victims and their families in a supportive environment that reduces trauma and promotes dignity, justice, and healing.  We are seeking a creative team member who can assist our agency with planning educational and fundraising events, growing and maintaining a secure donor base, and assisting with community outreach and presentations regarding the WSCC ( as well as identifying, reporting, and responding to child abuse in our community).  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with 3 – 5 years of experience with non-profit fundraising and event planning.  If you are ready to join an experienced team of professionals dedicated to the prevention, education, and community response to child sexual abuse, then please submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to melissa@wscchildren.org by no later than Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 5:00 pm or advertising will continue until the position is filled.  If you have additional questions about this position, please contact Melissa at (970)  245-3788 or through the email address listed above.  The complete job description and salary range for this position is attached below along with an application for employment.

News Channel 5 Reports- Western Slope Center for Children increases Awareness

Western Slope Center for Children Increases Awareness:
The Western Slope Center for Children served 358 child victims in 2014. This was an 8% increase in child victims served from 2013. We are hoping our continued outreach efforts get the message across about the inportance of knowing what to look for and reporting supected abuse and neglect to law enforcement or human services. Check out the news story reguarding our continued offorts for 2015.

KKCO Reports--Local Organizations are Helping Child Sexual Abuse Victims Heal

Please remember that if you suspect child abuse and/or child neglect, report immediately to local law enforcement (for emergencies--911;
for non-emergent dispatch 970-242-6707) or to the
Child Protection Hotline (970-242-1211).

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.

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