April is Child Abuse Awareness month.
To recognize Child Abuse Awareness Month, Family Counseling Center, Inc. will host its 2nd annual Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Walk on April 27th at noon on the courthouse square in Vienna. Over 200 participants are expected join in the walk.
The awareness walk is open to anyone.
Family Counseling will have T-shirts for sale to support prevention awareness. The cost for a T-shirt is a $10 donation.
Then at 1:00 p.m. participants and guests are welcome visit Autumn Ridge Supportive Living Facility, located 1000 Galeener Street in Vienna, to meet with seniors for Supportive Living Day.
All local government, school, and community leaders will be present for both events. Representative Brandon Phelps confirmed that he will be attendance as well.
If you suspect a case of child abuse, call 1-800-25-ABUSE. You may also call Family Counseling Center at 618-658-2611.