I’m very scared of calling CPS but I don’t want to live here anymore. I cant live here anymore my dad is abusive and always has but I can’t take it anymore. I’m scared to be put in a foster care though. I don’t have any relatives left over and my mom doesn’t stop my dad.

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Talk to a trusted adult and please share these resources with them so they can help you.
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Connecticut Office of the Child Advocate
The Children’s Law Center of Connecticut

My heart goes out to you. Thanks for your courage in reaching out for help.

Julie Hanks, LCSW




Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 2 Jun 2011

APA Reference
Hanks, J. (2011). My Dad Is Abusive But I Don’t Want To Be In Foster Care. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 26, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/ask-the-therapist/2011/06/02/my-dad-is-abusive-but-i-dont-want-to-be-in-foster-care/

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