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Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Image of Publication Cover Depending on the laws and child protective policies in your area, leaving a young child unsupervised may be considered neglect, especially if doing so places the child in danger. This fact sheet provides some tips to help parents and caregivers when making this important decision.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
Released: 2007
Pages: 4
Publication ID: 2251
Item number: 2251

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