March 20, 2020 Uncategorized
Dear Friends of the Auxiliary of the Child Abuse Prevention Council (ACAPC):The Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) is doing its part to follow the guidelines set by the Contra Costa County Department of Public Health to protect our community from the spread of the Coronavirus. With that being said, ACAPC has decided to postpone our 16th annual Educate, […]
February 4, 2020 Uncategorized
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: […]
August 26, 2019 Uncategorized
Thank you to everyone who attended and supported The Child Abuse Prevention Council’s Soul on the Green annual fundraiser. The fundraiser was a big success and we are grateful for the community support and partnership. Thank you from all of us at The Child Abuse Prevention Council. You made a difference!
February 25, 2019 Uncategorized
February 13, 2019 Uncategorized
It’s tax season again and there is a way to help qualifying filers file their taxes for free! Attached is more information about the program and what to bring to a VITA site (in English and Spanish). Also attached is a list of the current sites (though it is always best to check out the […]
How Governor Gavin Newsom’s Plan To Identify Early Childhood Trauma In Kids Might Make Healthier, Smarter Students–
January 15, 2019 Uncategorized
Nurse Wendie Skala worked with teens who were victims of street violence — and she always felt she was getting to them too late. Eventually, she learned about something called “adverse childhood experiences,” or ACEs: The idea that trauma early in life can cause disruptive and unhealthy behavior. And that’s when Skala says a “huge […]
January 14, 2019 Uncategorized
Thank you to all the generous donors who gave to CAPC during the holiday season. Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and peaceful new year. Your donation truly made a difference in the life of a child. . .#Childabuseprevention#ConcordCa#BayArea
November 15, 2018 Uncategorized
Child Abuse Prevention Council Receives Thanks For Giving Holiday Program Grant from The Rite Aid Foundation This season of giving, CAPC is receiving a special gift from The Rite Aid Foundation to help us continue making a difference in the lives of children in our community. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power […]
September 12, 2018 Uncategorized
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September 10, 2018 Uncategorized
Our SOTG fundraiser this past Saturday was a HUGE success! Our attendees had a ton of fun while fundraising for our child abuse prevention programs! THANK YOU for your support!!
January 2, 2018 Uncategorized
Thank you to all the generous donors who gave to CAPC during the holiday season. Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and peaceful new year. Share the Spirit
December 21, 2017 Uncategorized
Thank you Sutter Delta Staff for adopting these families for Christmas and special thanks to CEP America for coordinating the ER department.
December 18, 2017 Uncategorized
Congratulations to the Parent Partner program for receiving the California State Association of Counties innovation award. CAPC is proud of the work we do in the community to support parents and children.
December 13, 2017 Uncategorized
Thank you to the Contra Costa Parents of Multiples for your generous support . You support will assure the families in our community have a happy holiday season. #happykids #HappyHolidays #Contracostacounty
December 6, 2017 Uncategorized
2016/2017 was a busy year for CAPC. With support from the State Office of Child Abuse Prevention, CAPC began leading a broad Bay Area effort to raise awareness of the Five Protective Factors which are the foundation of the Strengthening Families Approach. Your continued support has helped expand our Speak Up Be Safe child safety […]
December 5, 2017 Uncategorized
Please consider CAPC in planning your end-of-year giving. We’re a non-profit organization, so every single dollar goes to the care of our families and kids in Contra Costa County. Click here
No child should be afraid to reveal their fears of abuse or their experience in an abusive situation
November 27, 2017 Uncategorized
Our Director, Carol Carrillo, published a letter in the East Bay Times about our program “Speak Up, Be Safe.” The program helps children and teens learn the skills to prevent or interrupt cycles of neglect. To read the entire article, please click here
November 14, 2017 Uncategorized
Unselfies are an easy way to show your support for Child Abuse Prevention Council. Post your #UNnselfie with the hashtag #GiveToSpecialNeedsKids or #CAPC on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and tell your friends and family why you are supporting CAPC on #GivingTuesday.
November 9, 2017 Uncategorized
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about buying for the holidays. Giving Tuesday celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday is a movement that encourages us all to give. Support our cause today, donate and become a “Kid Supporter” at any of our levels or donate what you can. Every […]
November 7, 2017 Uncategorized
Save the Date for the 14th annual “It Shouldn’t Hurt To Be A Child” Benefit Luncheon. We hope you can join us on April 19, 2018 at the Diablo Country Club! Get you tickets here
November 1, 2017 Uncategorized
Report Shows Child Deaths in Contra Costa Are Often Preventable A review of 21 child deaths in Contra Costa during 2013 shows that nearly all of them were preventable. The report, produced by the Contra Costa Child Death Review Team and the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County and released in October for […]
October 30, 2017 Uncategorized
This Year Help US Care for Kids in our Community! #Givetokids #givetospecialneedskids Each year CAPC supports at risk families with our a Sue Fleischner Special Needs fund. In 1984 the Sue Fleischner Special Needs Fund was established in memory of founding CAPC member and medical social worker, Sue Fleischner. The fund is intended to avert […]
October 26, 2017 Uncategorized
Thank you TJ Maxx for the generous donation to The Child Abuse Prevention Council. Your support will help prevent child abuse while building strong families in our community. We look forward to an ongoing partnership working to keep kids safe. Congratulations on the grand opening of the new Concord TJ Maxx store.
April 28, 2017 Uncategorized
The ACAPC 13th Annual Benefit Luncheon was a Success! An amazing group of women and an amazing event. Thank you from all of us at The Child Abuse Prevention Council for your commitment to child abuse prevention. We are honored to be working with you!!!
TUESDAY, JANURARY 31 CSEC PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION Presenter: Amy Lynch, M.A. Founder and President of ARM of Care HOSTED BY: CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Location: Monument Crisis Center 1990 Market St, Concord, CA 94520 Wellness Room, Second Floor Time: 12:00-1:30 pm Reminder: Print Parking Pass from email […]
Thanks to WestAmerica Bank #GivingTuesday sponsorship! As a long time CAPC partner they support programs that stop abuse, #GivingKidsSafety