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For Parents and Caregivers: Child Trauma Resources

Child trauma is more common than you know. The good news is that treatment works, and recovery is possible. You and your child can overcome and heal after traumatic situations and events. Our child trauma resources for parents and caregivers give you a place to start.

Need Help?

Do you feel sad or scared? We’re here to help:

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call or text: 988

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Massachusetts Statewide Crisis Services Directory
Call: 1-877-382-1609

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth

United Way 211 Helpline for community services

LINK-KID: A Centralized Referral Service for Evidence-Based Trauma Treatments

Please note: LINK-KID eligibility guidelines have changed.

We are currently accepting referrals for:

            • Youth ages 16-25
            • Youth residing in Worcester
            • Youth involved with a Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) or the Office of the District Attorney (DA)
            • Youth in foster care

Make a referral for an Eligible Youth


Mental Health and Child Trauma Resources for Parents and Caregivers

Our Resilience Through Relationships initiative promotes resilience skills in children and their caregivers. Our resources support families as they parent children who have experienced trauma. Explore our resources: