Bring HWC to your City or School

How to Get HWC started in my City or School

The first step to bringing Handle with Care to your city or school is to have a community stakeholder meeting. The Violence Prevention Commission can assist you with putting the stakeholder list together and provide a sample letter of invitation. Participants should include:

SCHOOLS
•    The School Superintendent or designee
•    The principal or vice-principal from every school in your county
•    The nurse, counselor or attendance director from every school in your county

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT
•    A representative from the Police
•    The Sheriff or designee
•    A representative from all the municipalities
•    Prosecuting Attorney
•    A representative from probation
•    Dispatch (911)

 

MENTAL HEALTH
•    Representatives from the local mental health provider

 

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
•    Representatives from child protective service agencies

 

CHILD CARE SERVICES
•    Head Start
•    Before and After School Programs
•    Child Care Agencies (administrators, program directors)

 

OTHERS TO INCLUDE
•    Circuit Court Judges, Family Court Judges and Magistrates
•    Emergency Management Services (EMS)
•    Family Resource Network

 

Download a Sample Invitation
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INTRO VIDEO FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT - 5:15 

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow,

yet we forget that they are someone today.” 

— Stacia Tauscher, dancer and artist