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 […]
See attached the resolution for the adoption of National Child Abuse Prevention Month – April by the districts members. Resolution 17-24 pdf.
Thanks to WestAmerica Bank #GivingTuesday sponsorship! As a long time CAPC partner they support programs that stop abuse, #GivingKidsSafety
CAPC was awarded a grant from Hedge Fund Cares for our child safety education program
June 22, 2016 Press Release
Congrats to the families who graduated from CAPC’s 22 week Nurturing Parenting Program. We are so proud of them!
April 18, 2016 Press Release
Listen to Carol Carrillo, Executive Director speak about preventing child abuse (she is at 20 minutes into talk) at 94.1 KPFA
April 14, 2016 Press Release
The Child Abuse Prevention Council staff and community partners at the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors recognizing, April, Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month.
April 12, 2016 Press Release
CAPC Board of Directors participates in the Blue Ribbon Campaign for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. #HowWeDoBlue
Raising awareness of CAPC at the Cesar Chavez Resource Fair in Oakley.
CAPC in partnership with the Danville Exhange Club invites you to their annul child abuse prevention event at Lunardi’s Market in Danville on Saturday April 16th from 10 am until noon. The Exchange Club will provide games for the kids, a petting zoo and valuable information on child safety. The event is free and open […]
Join us for a free screening of the documentary “Paper Tigers” on April 19th at 5:30pm @ Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation. What does it mean to be a trauma-informed school? How do you educate teens whose childhood experiences have left them with a brain and body ill-suited to learn? A panel of experts […]
Read Article Here CAPC quoted in article “CAPC Programs continue to help” says COP Jon King.
March 8, 2016 Press Release
Thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation for your on going support of child abuse prevention programs in our community. You are an important partner in our home visiting efforts to reach isolated Spanish families that need support, education and resources to prevent child abuse and keep kids safe.
February 16, 2016 Press Release
CAPC is the proud recipient of the RiteAid Foundation KidCents program. Thank you RiteAid Foundation for your support and commitment to the safety of children in Contra Costa County. KidsCents & CAPC
Contra Costa Child Abuse Prevention Council Working with Assemblywomen Baker to make sure kids are safe from child abuse in our community@PreventKidAbuse See Twitter Post
January 19, 2016 Press Release
Zero Tolerance’s for Human Trafficking Team being recognized by the Board of Supervisors. Cristina Hickey, our Community Education Coordinator (far left), represents CAPC and serves on this important team.
Please read Carol Carrillo, Executive Director’s Letter to the Editor in the Contra Costa Times this week…
October 8, 2015 Press Release
CAPC received a $10,000 grant for our Nurturing Parenting Home Visitation Program from the Valero Benicia Refinery. Thank you to Siobhan Magee, a Valero employee for nominating CAPC and for your on going support of the work we do.
“Most Children’s Deaths in Contra Costa Reviewed by Expert Team Were Preventable, Report Says.”
The recent tragedy in Santa Cruz is hard for all of us to understand. We worry about how to keep kids safe.
August 10, 2015 Press Release
It’s important to teach our children to tell a safe adult if anyone (a peer, teenager, or adult) makes them feel uncomfortable, worried, or scared or if they are being threatened or coerced in any way. Children should also learn to first check with their mom, dad or whomever they live with before going with […]
Lamorinda School districts’ Speak Up Be Safe program marks 2yr anniversary.
Lakisha Hill is the recognized Playmaker! Read article and WATCH her VIDEO! Read Article Here
May 4, 2015 Press Release
CAPC staff at the National Child Welfare league of America conference and a meeting with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier. https://desaulnier.house.gov/
Watch the whole segment of Beyond the Headlines or Fast Forward to Minute 17:26 for Carol Carrillo’s exclusive interview.
April 6, 2015 Press Release
CAPC staff, Board of Directors and community partners recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month with a proclamation from the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors.
Every child is born into a world filled with limitless possibilities, and as a Nation, we must ensure all our young people have the support they need to realize their enormous potential. […] Read more…
March 23, 2015 Press Release
CAPC is proud to announce that our Parent Partner Program was chosen by the Child Welfare League of America to present at their “Advancing Excellence through Innovation and Collaboration” 2015 National Conference in Washington DC on April 29th. The Parent Partner program was chosen for our community-based father engagement efforts and for our collaboration in […]
March 17, 2015 Press Release
10 years “breaking the cycle” of child abuse, congratulations staff.
March 2, 2015 Press Release
Newsmakers Lesher Speaker Series 2/10/15