National Statistics

  • 5 children in America will die today from abuse or neglect

  • Nearly 80% of abused children who die are under 5 years old

  • Children between the ages of 0 and 4 are the most frequent victims

  • In 93% of abuse cases the child knows the perpetrator 1 in 3 of all girls and 1 in 5 boys will be sexually abused before they are 18

  • Abused children are 6 times more likely to abuse their own children

  • The vast majority (85%) of violent criminals in prison today witnessed violence at home growing up

  • In 2010, an estimated 1,560 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States
13 children died in Alabama
from child abuse in 2015.
  • Bennett
  • Jamarion
  • Michael
  • Isabella
  • Alania
  • Judarrius
  • Lia
  • Caley
  • Joseph
  • Tyleah
  • Timothy
  • Samantha

Cullman Statistics

Even in Cullman, the statistics are unbearable….

  • 175 on-going cases in custody with DHR

  • Over 980 child abuse reports were filed in 2015

  • Child abuse is 100% preventable

    … because of the work of Cullman Caring for Kids over 15,000 students a year receive education through C.A.R.E.S. (Child Abuse Rescue through Education in Schools) and K.A.R.S. (Kids at Risk in Schools)