When parents welcome a new baby into the family they are often in need of support and education regarding parenting, the most important job any of us will ever do. CAPC developed the Baby Bag/New Parent Kit to meet this critical need. The Baby Bag/New Parent Kit provides a wealth of useful tips and resources to both parents and caregivers, including a developmental growth chart, child safety information and CAPC’s Surviving Parenting Resource Directory.

Baby Bag

Baby Bag During 2013 – 2014 CAPC distributed over 8,000 English and Spanish version Baby Bags. The free bags were delivered to local hospitals and clinics located throughout Contra Costa County, including:
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
  • John Muir Medical Center
  • Kaiser of Antioch Teen Clinic
  • Kaiser of Richmond
  • Kaiser of San Ramon
  • Richmond Health Clinic
  • Sutter Delta

New Parent Kit

New Parent Kit In 2013 – 2014 CAPC distributed 7,250 English and Spanish version New Parent Kits, as well as several Asian language versions. The kits contain a number of vital resources, including CAPC’s Surviving Parenthood Resource Directory, development videos and relevant best-practice parenting and child safety information. Kits are distributed to the following locations:
  • Building Blocks for Kids GRIP
  • First 5 Contra Costa
  • WIC
  • Lao Family Community Development
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Sutter Delta Hospital
  • Dr. Suzanne Adham/Sutter East Bay
  • Dozier-Libbey High School
  • Community Health for Asian Americans
  • CFS Mental Health/Probation Department Kaiser Permanente
  • John Muir Hospital
  • Brenthood Health Center
  • Healthy Start Programs

Quotes

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”

— Lady Bird Johnson

Success Stories

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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A Changed Life

The Child Abuse Prevention Council has saved my life and I feel as if it has saved the lives of my children and transformed their destiny. This is the depth and power in which the Child Abuse Prevention Council has impacted my life. ~Lakisha Hill

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