Press Releases

Clairton City Superintendent Named to Pa Family Support Alliance Board

Dr. Tamara Allen-Thomas joins statewide board to #ProtectPAKids from abuse HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the commonwealth’s leader in child abuse and neglect prevention, has appointed Dr. Tamara Allen-Thomas to its governing board of directors. “Dr. Allen-Thomas recognizes the impact of a strong platform of family policies, providing concrete support and positive […]

Pa Family Support Alliance Seeks Nominations to Honor Child Advocates with Awards

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), a nonprofit organization and the state leader in child abuse prevention, is accepting nominations for its 2024 Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids Awards. The nomination period ends at 5 p.m., October 20, and awards will be given next year to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional contributions […]

Pittsburgh Child Welfare Advocate Named to Pa Family Support Alliance Board

Kim Cauley Eckel Joins statewide board to #ProtectPAKids from abuse HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child abuse prevention, today announced the appointment of Kim Cauley Eckel to its Governing Board of Directors. “Kim recognizes the impact of a strong platform of family policies, providing concrete support and positive […]

Intervention is critical to stopping rise in suspected Pa. child abuse cases: PFSA CEO

Mandated reporters responsible for majority of abuse reports, according to annual DHS report HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services this week released its 2022 Child Protective Services Report, which shows a slight increase from 2021 to 2022 in suspected child abuse cases. Stopping the numbers from increasing any further begins with intervention […]

New Child Abuse, Neglect Virtual Training Now Available for Mandated Reporters At No Cost

Pa. Family Support Alliance to host state-approved trainings throughout August HARRISBURG, Pa. (August 7, 2023) – The PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), Pennsylvania’s leading statewide child abuse prevention organization, announced today that new virtual trainings on recognizing child abuse and neglect are now available to help mandated reporters better understand child neglect and how best […]

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance Welcomes Vibrant Pittsburgh COO as Newest Board Member

Lora McKnight joins statewide board to #ProtectPAKids from abuse HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state leader in child abuse prevention, today announced the appointment of Lora McKnight to its Governing Board of Directors. “We are fortunate to have Lora’s expertise and talent on our board,” said Angela Liddle, PFSA President and […]

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Receives Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award

Award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to protect children Sen. Ward helped to present award during a state Capitol ceremony HARRISBURG, Pa. — PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state’s leader in child abuse prevention, today awarded Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Charles Thomas Streightiff with the […]

Cumberland County Resident Receives Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award

The award is given to individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to protect children HARRISBURG, Pa.– PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state’s leader in child abuse prevention, today awarded Christina Roland of South Middleton Township with the Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award, which is given annually to […]

Montgomery County Resident Receives Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award

The award is given to individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to protect children HARRISBURG, Pa.– PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state’s leader in child abuse prevention, today awarded Michelle McDyre of Upper Providence Township with the Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award, which is given annually to […]

Franklin County Resident Receives Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award

The award is given to individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to protect children HARRISBURG, Pa.– PA Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state’s leader in child abuse prevention, today awarded Jessica Crouse of Chambersburg with the Blue Ribbon Champion for Safe Kids Award, which is given annually to four individuals […]

Subscribe To Our

Mailing List