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COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Child Abuse, Christian University Jewish Program, Lee Baca

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/community_briefs_child_abuse_christian_university_jewish_program_lee_baca_2

In the last several months, reports from around the country have been confirming what child welfare experts feared: Economic hard times bring a drastic increase in child abuse and domestic violence. Newspapers nationally are reporting 30 percent to 50 percent increases in some regions of the country; in Los Angeles, both Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services and Jewish Family Service (JFS) report spikes in their clientele.

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