Proclamations

The following proclamations declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Contra Costa County. Proclamations Proclamations 2018 Proclamations 2017 Proclamations 2016 Proclamations 2015 Proclamations 2014 Proclamations 2013 Proclamations 2012

Community Reports

Community Report 2017/2018 Community Report 2016/2017 Community Report 2015/2016 Community Report 2014/2015 Community Report 2012/2013

Child Death Review Reports

Contra Costa Child Death 5yr Report 08-12 Contra Costa Child Death Report 2013 Contra Costa Child Death Report 2017

THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF CHILD ABUSE

The cumulative financial impact to the Contra Costa community for the 807 verified child victims last year is $258.9M. Though these costs are accrued over the course of the victim’s life, the community will continue to incur the same cost each year until we are able to reduce and ultimately end child abuse. Read more: [2019][2018]

Quotes

“Children are like wet cement whatever falls on them makes an impression.”

— Haim Ginott

Success Stories

Socorro’s story

  “The Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) for parents of children with special needs and health concerns came into my life at the perfect time. My name is Socorro. My oldest son was an easy going child, and it was fun to watch him grow. Then, I became pregnant and got the news I was going to have triplets. […]

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Nurturing Parenting Class Concord A Success

I thought I would never be like my parents but before I knew it I was acting out the same behaviors I learned from them. I learned how to stop the cycle of abuse. ~Parent Class Graduate

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