PFSA in the News

Unlicensed Child Care

07/17/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Federal data suggests there are thousands of unlicensed home child care centers operating in Pennsylvania, putting children’s lives at risk and hurting the economy and government efforts to improve child care quality. But state regulators don’t know if these child cares are meeting minimum health and safety standards because no one is checking on them until someone complains.

PA FAMILY SUPPORT ALLIANCE DENOUNCES SEPARATION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM PARENTS AS CHILD ABUSE

06/20/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance President and CEO Angela M. Liddle, MPA, today issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Newsmakers April 2018 Featured Angela Liddle on Abuse and Neglect in the Commonwealth

05/20/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick feature PFSA and our 2018 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids campaign on WBRE-TV’s “Newsmakers” public affairs program. Watch it here!

In 2017, 40 Kids in PA died from abuse and neglect

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Pennsylvania's child protection system is broken and more needs to be done to protect children, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday.

The Daily Item - Susquehanna Valley, John Finnerty quotes Angela Liddle

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017.

PFSA Calls for Greater Protection of Children in Wake of 2017 PA Annual Child Abuse Report

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The Department of Human Services’ 2017 Annual Child Protective Services Report has been released. The report found that 40 children died due to child abuse in Pennsylvania in 2017 and 88 children nearly died of abuse.

The Tribune Democrat - Johnstown

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - The number of children across the state killed from abuse dropped from 46 in 2016 to 40 in 2017. But both the number of reports of suspected child abuse and the number of cases of abuse substantiated by caseworkers continued to climb.

The Fulton County News Painting for Prevention

04/30/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Mural painted to support Child Abuse Awareness Month

"By the Way"

04/29/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Angela appeared on BY THE WAY on Fun 101.3 with host Tom Richards to talk about child abuse prevention and our PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids movement.

Newsmakers April 2018 Featured Angela Liddle on Abuse and Neglect in the Commonwealth

04/20/2018 - (Harrisburg, PA) - Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick feature PFSA and our 2018 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids campaign on WBRE-TV’s “Newsmakers” public affairs program. Watch it here!

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