Representatives of the Kent County Child Advocacy Center, Kent County Commissioners, and the State’s Attorney’s proclaimed April as child abuse awareness month and launched their prevention initiative Connect in Blue. From left are Mattie Meehan, Lisa Falls, Shelley McMath, Rachel Boyle, Commissioner Tom Mason, Commissioner Bob Jacob, Shelly Neal-Edwards and State’s Attorney Bryan DiGregory.  See the full article HERE.





Kent County’s Connect in Blue initiative is a community-wide project designed to increase awareness of and support prevention efforts to stop child maltreatment by connecting businesses, organizations, and community leaders.  A series of April events will help introduce the initiate to county residents.

A Kent County proclamation ceremony and reception on Tuesday, April 9th helped launch the month long list of events!

Shelley Heller, County Administrator, Kent County Commissioner’s Office reads the proclamation, received by Rachel Boyle, CAC Director, and Kathryn McAllister, DSS Assistant Director.