Free confidential hotline offers place for venting Alabama parents

Helping parents in crisis situations

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A Tuscaloosa daycare worker is now facing abuse charges after the sheriffs office got a complaint that involved a 4-year-old child. That investigation is on-going.

We're On Your Side speaking with an organization designed to help in these type situations.

The Parenting Assistance Line - or PAL - is an organization at the University of Alabama that helps parents and caregivers who may suspect abuse or just have questions about raising children.

PAL is a free statewide service that helps answer questions and allows caregivers to vent frustrations. PAL says it understands taking care of children can be a tough job.

"It's low pay and very high stress. And, burnout is really high in this profession. So, it's important that they get that support," Dr. April Kendrick, the Director of Child Development Resources with PAL said.

You can contact PAL at 866-962-3030 or by visiting here.

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