May 16, 2020

Family Support Line Delivers “C Packs” to Children & Their Families

Even though they are practically never alone these days, many of the children and teens who used to attend therapy or Kids Psychosocial Skills Group at Family Support Line’s office feel more alone than ever.  Stay-at-home orders have changed their ability to socialize with family and friends.  They no longer have the option of walking down the hall to their guidance counselor’s office if they have […]
October 4, 2019

Help Continue the Conversations that Keep Kids Safe

Today’s Delaware County Times headline,  State police report 4th luring attempt in county, reflects some scary situations that Delco children recently faced. But it’s not all bad news.  We also know: Kids sought help when they felt unsafe. A neighbor provided a safe haven for a scared child, instead of looking the other way when that child needed help. Parents recognized a potential risk, acted logically […]
February 4, 2019

Family Support Line: Helping victims of child sexual abuse find hope and healing

Family Support Line, a nonprofit based in Media, has a 30-year history of providing a wide range of direct services to victims of child sexual abuse. In 2015, with the opening of the Delaware County Children’s Advocacy Center (DCCAC), we expanded our services to child victims of crime. The DCCAC is fully accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. The dedicated professionals who work for Family Support Line […]
November 5, 2018

What I’ve Learned as a Therapist of Sexual Abuse Survivors

“What do you do for work?” “I am a therapist working with survivors of child sexual abuse under the age of 18.” Insert silence and wide-eyed stares. Responses to the work that I do include “Wow, I don’t know how you do that every day” or “that has to be really hard work.” I love these moments as they allow me to educate on the power […]