The Economics of Child Abuse 2018 Study Released

April 10, 2018  All News, Press Release, Report

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 […]


New Resolution 17-24 Adopted by Moraga School District

May 2, 2017  All News, Press Release

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!

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


CAPC was awarded a grant from Hedge Fund Cares for our child safety education program

July 30, 2016  Article, Awards, In the Media, Newsletter, Press Release, Report

CAPC was awarded a grant from Hedge Fund Cares for our child safety education program


Congrats to families

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!


Child Abuse and Neglect – Breaking The Cycle

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


Proclamation 2016

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.


Gearing UP for #HowWeDoBlue – April National Blue Ribbon 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


CAPC @ Cesar Chavez Resource Fair

April 11, 2016  Event, Press Release

Raising awareness of CAPC at the Cesar Chavez Resource Fair in Oakley.


Event: Lunardi’s Market in Danville

April 7, 2016  Event, Press Release

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 […]


Free Paper Tigers Documentary Viewing

March 14, 2016  Event, Press Release

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 […]


Moraga Police Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect.

March 9, 2016  Article, In the Media, Press Release

Read Article Here CAPC quoted in article “CAPC Programs continue to help” says COP Jon King.


Thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

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.


Thank you Supporters, RiteAid Foundation & KidCents!

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


CAPC and Assemblywomen Baker

February 5, 2016  In the Media, Press Release

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


Zero Tolerance for Human Trafficking Recognized

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.


Letter to the editor…

December 16, 2015  Article, Press Release

Please read Carol Carrillo, Executive Director’s Letter to the Editor in the Contra Costa Times this week…


Valero Benicia Refinery Grant, Thank you

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.


CDRT of Contra Costa 5 year Report

October 1, 2015  Press Release, Report

“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 […]


CAPC staff, Board of Directors and community partners recognize April Child Abuse Prevention Month

June 17, 2015  Article, Press Release

Lamorinda School districts’ Speak Up Be Safe program marks 2yr anniversary.


CAPC is the 15th 50 Fund Playmaker!

June 9, 2015  Event, In the Media, Press Release

Lakisha Hill is the recognized Playmaker! Read article and WATCH her VIDEO! Read Article Here


National Child Welfare League of America Conference Prevention

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/


See Carol Carrillo speak about CAPC’s “Speak Up Be Safe” Program!

April 28, 2015  In the Media, Press Release

Watch the whole segment of Beyond the Headlines or Fast Forward to Minute 17:26 for Carol Carrillo’s exclusive interview.


CAPC is proud to announce that our Parent Partner Program is being recognized!

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.


Presidential Proclamation — National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2015: 

March 31, 2015  Article, Press Release

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…


Advancing Excellence through Innovation and Collaboration

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 […]


CAPC recognizes Parent Partner Program’s 10 yr Anniversary

March 17, 2015  Press Release

10 years “breaking the cycle” of child abuse, congratulations staff.


CAPC Board & Janette Walls author of “The Glass Castle”

March 2, 2015  Press Release

Newsmakers Lesher Speaker Series  2/10/15


The Newsmaker’s “Lesher Speaker Series” CAPC chosen as non-profit partner

February 17, 2015  In the Media, Press Release


Parents learn how to nurture at group-based Contra Costa program

December 2, 2014  Article, Press Release


Childhelp Launches New Child Abuse Prevention Curriculum

June 19, 2014  Article, Press Release


Brentwood School District to Pay $8 Million in Child Abuse Settlement

January 14, 2014  Article, Press Release


Walnut Creek Institutes’ ‘Mandated Reporter’ Policy on Suspected Child Abuse

November 15, 2013  Article, Press Release


Moraga School District Agrees on Child Safety Awareness Coordinator

October 14, 2013  Article, Press Release


Reporting Suspicions of Child Abuse in Spotlight in Antioch Forum

May 24, 2013  Article, Press Release


Parent Forum to Discuss Recent Brentwood and Antioch Student Abuse Cases

May 21, 2013  Article, Press Release

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Lesher Center Abuse Case: Walnut Creek Employees Won’t be Charged

April 18, 2013  Article, Press Release


School Abuse Reporting: Training Murky Despite Horrifying Cases, Survey Finds

March 14, 2013  Article, Press Release


Lafayette School District to Pay $725,000 to Girl Sexually Abused by Teacher

February 25, 2013  Article, Press Release


Bay Area News Group Reporting Prompts Calls for Mandatory Training in Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse

February 17, 2013  Article, Press Release


Share the Spirit: Concord Agency takes Pain Out of being a Kid

January 2, 2012  Article, Press Release