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After thoughtful consideration and feedback from patients, families and staff, it was decided that The Center for Family Safety and Healing better reflects the work of the organization, will help raise community awareness and change attitudes about child abuse and family violence. Learn more about the name change and the merger between the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence and the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s.
The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children's Hospital represents an unparalleled opportunity to make a powerful statement that ending child abuse and family violence is a community-wide priority.
Through an impressive combination of public and private resources, The Center is the first facility in the country to fully integrate child abuse and domestic violence services offering a continuum of services and expertise for victims from prevention through long-term therapy and support. Benefits of this integrated team approach include:
A powerful response to a devastating community problem
A one-stop, coordinated approach for families through the resources of our five partner organizations
Less trauma for children
Long-term support for children and their non-offending family members
Better system accountability through collaborative team work
Research based prevention and intervention programs
Expanded forum for education and advocacy