How is COVID-19 affecting children in households of abuse and/or neglect? Due to school closures, children are now at home in potentially abusive/neglectful situations with nobody to notice. Where school teachers and counselors would have been able to look for signs of abuse and neglect, children are now left without these sets of eyes. Take a look at the following articles to learn more: 

"Children More at Risk for Abuse and Neglect Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Experts Say"

"Calls to Illinois’ Child Abuse Hotline Dropped by Nearly Half Amid the Spread of Coronavirus. Here’s Why That’s Not Good News."

"Colorado Officials Call Reduction in Child Abuse Hotline Calls During COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Concerning’"