Child Abuse Prevention

Child safety and abuse prevention is a priority for the Valley of the Sun YMCA. Every child deserves a space place to learn, grow and thrive. Every parent deserves to know their child is safe in our programs and the YMCA is diligent in our efforts.

CDC Concussion-Youth Sports

Conversation Guide 3-5 Year Olds

Conversation Guide 6-8 Year Olds

Healthy Sexual Development By Ages

Home Safety Flyer

Internet Safety

Keeping Children Safe

Playground Safety

Preteens Conversation Guide

Protecting Your Child From Abuse

Safer Camp Experiences

Safer Sleepovers

Step Up and Speakout

Suicide Fact Sheet

Talking to Kids About Digital Safety

Tips For Hiring Caregivers


The YMCA asks all adults to report any concerning behaviors or incidents to the confidential reporting hotline below:

  • Examples of what should be reported:
  • Secret Keeping
  • Risqué Jokes
  • Gift Giving/Special Privileges
  • Isolated One-On-One Interactions
  • Profanity
  • Private, Outside of the YMCA contact
  • Photographing
  • Sudden Change in Child’s Behavior
  • Favoritism




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