(GLENWOOD) Mills County Child Abuse Prevention Council has received a $48,292 grant from the Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Program (ICAPP), administered by Prevent Child Abuse Iowa.
The grant will be used to provide Parent Development, Sexual Abuse Prevention and Outreach and Follow-up services in Mills County during the fiscal year starting July 1. By providing programming to support and educate families and children in the community, Mills County can expand the “Power of One” and reduce instances of abuse.
Programs supported through this grant include Mills County Parents as Teachers Program serving families with children ages 0-5; Mills County NEST Project serving families with children ages 0-3; and Sexual Abuse Prevention taught directly to approximately 900 area students in lower elementary grade levels utilizing the Ready Set kNOw curriculum. More program information can be obtained by contacting Mills County Public Health at 527-9699.