Classes for Children and Young Teens

‘IMPACT has scholarships available for all classes and we also accept payment through the Massachusetts Victim’s Compensation program
To apply for a scholarship please visit the “Scholarship Opportunities ” page located at the bottom of the CLASS OPTIONS menu to the right of the screen. 
To pay through Victim’s Compensation please email us at:
*Unless otherwise stated, all classes are located at 420 Pearl Street in Malden, MA.

A message to our community:

Due to the pandemic we are not currently offering in-person classes. Information about kid’s and young teen’s in-person classes we normally offer (and will offer again when the situation improves) is below. If you would like to join our email list and be notified when we start running in-person classes again, email us at


KidSafe, Ages 7-9
Course fee: $200

Children are taught to call attention to threatening situations, distinguish between safe and unsafe adults, and ask a trusted adult for help.

Age-appropriate safety skills include:

  • Using their voices for protection and to get help
  • Physical self-protection techniques that enable children to escape
  • Accurate reporting of potentially harmful situations
  • Recognizing and reporting inappropriate touch

Check out this Huffington Post article about kids setting boundaries.

Upcoming Kidsafe Classes: TBD


Middle School Safety, Ages 10-13

Course fee: $200

Our Middle School Safety course helps students develop the skills to respond to potentially dangerous situations. Students learn to avoid altercations, resist intimidation, assert themselves in the face of peer pressure and escape potential assaults. They are also taught how to report dangerous situations to a safe adult. Scenarios focus on issues relevant to their lives such as bullying, dating situations, and increasing independence.

IMPACT teaches viable safety skills in a fun, interactive environment.

Age-appropriate safety skills include:

  • Deescalating potentially threatening situations
  • Resisting peer pressure and bullying
  • Physical self-protection skills
  • Recognizing and escaping inappropriate touch
  • Assertiveness: Knowing and communicating their boundaries

Upcoming Middle School Classes: TBD

*This is an 8-hour course, students must attend both class dates



For more information call (781) 321-3900 or email us at