June 2022 newsletter: Happy Pride Month

June 9, 2022  Uncategorized

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May 2022 newsletter #2

May 26, 2022  Uncategorized

Dear Friends of CAPC There cannot be a more helpless feeling than that of a parent learning that their child has been senselessly taken from them in a school shooting. The murders of 21 people at Robb Elementary leave us helplessly struggling for solutions. These are the adverse childhood experiences that plague and sometimes devastate […]

May newsletter

May 5, 2022  Uncategorized

Videos luncheon

April 15, 2022  Uncategorized

Bullying Childhelp video


Here comes the Sun Luncheon


Thank you Supervisor Candace Anderson , Lafayette Mayor Teresa Gerringer, Kristin Connelly President , Acalanes Union High School District Board , Meredith Meade and Suzy Pak , Lafayette School District Board members for all the support of CAPC’s Speak Up Be Safe child safety program! Each of you makes a difference to the students in […]

April newsletter 2022

April 5, 2022  Uncategorized

March 15, 2022  Uncategorized

Thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation for the generous donation to support CAPC’s work!

March newsletter 2022

March 8, 2022  Uncategorized

Dear Friends of CAPC: March is National Social Worker Appreciation Month. A Social Worker is a change warrior that evokes ferocity, passion, and empathy in order to create significant positive change in the lives of others. CAPC would like to thank all the unsung heroes in our community who work every day to strengthen families and […]

February Newsletter

February 2, 2022  Uncategorized

February is Black History Month: Black History Month, celebrated in February each year, is a time to recognize the central role African Americans have played in U.S. history and to recognize and celebrate their achievements [..]

Community report 2020-2021

December 19, 2021  Uncategorized

October 2021 newsletter

October 27, 2021  Uncategorized

Strengthening Families Using a Racial Equity Lens


Please join the Greater Bay Area CAPC Coalition for this free seminar on addressing racial disparities in the child welfare system.

Requiring kids to mask against COVID-19 is not child abuse

September 9, 2021  Uncategorized

To read the article click here

Share the Spirit

December 18, 2020  Uncategorized

In a year filled with unprecedented challenges, CAPC has been supporting at-risk families throughout Contra Costa County. One of our many successes was a dad in CAPC’s Parent Partner Program. He was involved with Contra Costa County’s Children and Family Services (CSF) due to his child’s mother’s mental health, but as the case developed, substance […]

Educate, inspire, and support. Monthly Speaker Series

October 28, 2020  Uncategorized

September 2020 Newsletter

September 21, 2020  Uncategorized

September 2020 newsletter Click for more information:https://conta.cc/2ROdmAF.#Follow #Followus #Followme #CAPC #Childabuseprevention #Kids 

CAPC is featured in the Summer 2020 issue of the Resource Families Newsletter.

July 2, 2020  Uncategorized

Thank you from ACAPC!

June 16, 2020  Uncategorized

Dear Supporters:Just a quick note to say how much we appreciate your support of the Child Abuse Prevention Council and our Caps for CAPC campaign! With your help, we were able to raise $9,850 that will directly support CAPC in the prevention of child abuse in our community. This fundraiser blew our expectations out of […]

Child Abuse Reports Plummeted During Pandemic, And That’s Not A Good Thing

May 29, 2020  Uncategorized

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit compiled data from the region’s four largest counties showing calls to child abuse hotlines have dropped dramatically since mid-March. Brannin Dorsey remembers the day when one of her first grade students showed up to class with a swollen face and marks on his neck. “It was the worst teaching day […]

The Financial Impacts of Child Abuse

May 13, 2020  Uncategorized

The cumulative financial impact to Contra Costa County for the 815 verified survivors of maltreatment in2019 is $372,000,000. Though these costs are accrued over the course of the victim’s life, the communitywill continue to occur the same cost each year until we are able to reduce and ultimately end child abuse. Read more […]

Graduation, COVID-19 compliant

April 15, 2020  Uncategorized

ACAPC Luncheon : Rescheduled to 10.8.20

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: […]

Soul on the Green 2019

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

Tickets here

Tax Season

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 […]

Thank you!

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 Newsletter

September 12, 2018  Uncategorized

In case you missed it! click here

Soul on the Green 2018

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!!        

Happy Holidays

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

Thank you for your help

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.

Parent Partner program

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

Community Report 2016-2017

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 […]

Thank you!

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 […]

ACAPC 14Th Annual Benefit Luncheon

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   

Children’s Safety

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 […]

You’re making a difference #GivingTuesday

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 […]

Thank you TJ Maxx for your generosity

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.

Success – Thank you ACAPC

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!!!


January 26, 2017  Event, Uncategorized

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!

November 18, 2016  All News, Awards, Press Release, Uncategorized

Thanks to WestAmerica Bank #GivingTuesday sponsorship! As a long time CAPC partner they support programs that stop abuse, #GivingKidsSafety