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We were honored to be featured on “The Personal Touch” with Toni Sulkowski, a Peters Township Cable TV Studio. Click the link below to see the interview about Watchful Shepherd and details about our Upcoming Fundraiser!

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See our interview in the Almanac in early May 2020 discussing the concerns of underreporting of child abuse since the onset of COVID-19.

Observer-Reporter, “A Shepherd for Abused Children”

  • A three-unit pilot program has grown into a national system with over 100 units in place in several states.
  • E-mails have been received from all over the U.S. as well as from India, Australia, China and Botswana.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, “Fayette CYS to Introduce Electronic Home Monitors”

  • Fayette County now utilizes the monitoring system as an abuse deterrent and security promoter.
  • CYS provides training to social service professionals and to local and state police officers.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, “Projects Pilot Says Cause is Urgent”

  • Lycos donated a ten-page website: www.watchful.org.
  • Lycos adopted Watchful Shepherd as a charity. It has introduced the monitoring concept to agencies in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Allegheny News, “AUMC-Canonsburg’s Watchful Shepherd Aids Kids”

  • The program unites local resources to protect at-risk children.
  • Allegheny General Hospital is the first urban trauma center to adopt the monitoring program.

Pittsburgh Catholic, “The Watchful Shepherd – An Effective Deterrent to Child Abuse”

  • The system provides the necessary feeling of safety to kids whom suffer physical, sexual, or emotional abuse.

Observer-Reporter, “End Abuse of Little Children”

  • Watchful Shepherd is a voice for children who do not have a vote.
  • The program has protected 600-700 children in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Observer-Reporter, “Watchful Shepherd’s Flock Growing in U.S., Abroad”

  • Watchful Shepherd helps to preserve the family unit.