Cuddle and Care Childcare

SAS Cuddle & Care Childcare Service allows Participants to work in a program of recovery while knowing their children are safe. Many who come to SAS suffered abuse as children, abuse which affected their ability to value themselves. Consequently, it can be difficult to leave sexual exploitation and substance abuse when you don’t think you deserve any better. However when a woman has a child there is motivation to create a different situation. Because the initial abuse for the mother often occurred at the hands of adults in authority, childcare is a complex issue. SAS responded to this issue by creating a childcare environment where Participants children are cared for on-site and where teaching occurs through modeling and mutual, non-threatening learning about parenting.