Mission: Our mission is to bring safety awareness, teach and train in an environment that children can learn valuable safety information while having fun. In addition, we feel that Keeping Kids Safe will give parents a peace of mind knowing there is one place that is devoted to protecting our most valuable assets - Our Children. It's up to us to protect them.
Target demographics: Children and parents of all ages.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 200 of Students and for 15 families
Geographic areas served: Maine
Programs: Child sex trafficking occurs when children are forced or coerced into the commercial sex trade against their will. Over 300,000 children are exploited every year in the United States. Keeping Kids Safe Programs: we at Keeping Kids safe are Anti Child Sex trafficking Advocates: We have put together very powerful seminar for children and parents so they can recognize the danger signs and also what to do if they feel their child or someone that they know is being groomed. Kid Escape: This is a non-violent technique that we teach children how to stay in the first location. We use the words GRIP, DIP and SPIN. Kid escape is filled with fun and safe exercises that are for any age group regardless of strength, coordination or physical challenges. Smart Escape and Date ESCAPE: 99.9% of sexual assaults go to the ground. This program is a non-violent technique that we teach girls 13 and over and women how to protect them selves if a date goes bad or if they are attacked by someone they don't know.. Internet Safety: This program teaches the do's and don'ts when using the computer when going on my space, face book and other sites We talk about real situations plus use some videos and discuss how to deal with these problems when they happen. We have two different programs for this course: one for ages 4 through 10 and one for ages 11 through 18. Parent Awareness Training: This program teach parents how to talk to their children about safety and what to look for plus we talk about different cases here in Maine. This program also covers how to keep your kids safe on the Internet. Internet Monitoring group: Is your young child, teenage son or daughter talking to someone or seeing something they shouldn’t? Keeping Kids Safe is developing an internet monitoring program that will investigate suspected offenders in chat rooms on the Internet. Teen Drug Testing Let your teens know that you love them too much to let them use drugs. Fast and accurate in-home drug testing cups. Take away the peer pressure and give your teen another reason to say NO. You really can prevent teen drug, alcohol, and tobacco use.