Prevention Works! advocates, educates and invests in our children. Through prevention efforts, we work to end child abuse and neglect, substance abuse and violence.

Home Bound Activities - Check out our list of activities for children and youth affected by school closures due to COVID-19.


We received several requests for a copy of Marian Birch’s presentation at the NEAR Science training in March, 2018. We are pleased to report that Marian has graciously made it available to anyone interested.   You can email us and we’ll send you a copy.  You can also download it from our website by clicking here.



There are a lot of great websites out there with information where you can learn more, including: 

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Youth Wellness

Child Trauma Academy

ACEs Connection

ACEs too High

NEAR@Home Toolkit, developed by Thrive Washington



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