Safe Kids at Church is a ministry of Adults Protecting Children, Inc. Adults Protecting Children equips adults and organizations to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Adults Protecting Children, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2009 to address the need for child sexual abuse prevention. We partner with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy to provide training in NE Georgia. We also provide resources, support and consultation for churches and faith-based organizations throughout the U.S. in how to write and implement child protection policies.
Safe Kids at Church is our faith-based initiative that addresses the issue of preventing child sexual abuse in the church. We have over 15 years of experience working with faith-based organizations in how to write and implement child protection policies and procedures.
ADULTS PROTECTING CHILDREN, INC.
Steve Collins is the founder and executive director of Adults Protecting Children, Inc. After 17 years of international missions experience, Mr. Collins started this non-profit to help churches and youth-serving organizations prevent the sexual abuse of children. He has taken his experience of helping a national mission agency write and implement child safety documents and is using that experience to help local churches.
Adults Protecting Children has helped hundreds of churches write and implement child protection documents. Mr. Collins has provided various trainings and seminars on related topics like mandated reporting, ACEs, and human trafficking. Mr. Collins has trained over 5,500 adults in the child sexual abuse program Stewards of Children. He has provided training to individuals working in over 30 different countries.
In addition to his role as Executive Director of Adults Protecting Children, Mr. Collins serves as a Regional Prevention Coordinator with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy. In that role, he has developed a team of advocates that have trained over 30,000 adults in how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.