• Each week Child Protective Services agencies in the United States collectively receive more than 50,000 referrals alleging that children have been abused or neglected.
  • A child abuse report is made every 10 seconds.
  • 4 children die everyday as a result of child abuse or neglect and 3 out of 4 are under the age of 4.
  • 1/3 of abused or neglected children will later abuse their own children.
  • In 2006, 110,241 children reported abuse or neglect in Illinois.
  • In 2006, 169,902 hotline calls were made in Illinois.
  • It is estimated that there are 60 million survivors or childhood sexual abuse in America today.