Child Abuse Prevention Month is right around the corner!

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. Please share in the Community in Unity movement to prevent child abuse and neglect. Volunteer, Speak Up, Reach Out! Check out our downloadable tools!


Office of Child Abuse Prevention

The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) administers federal grants, contracts, and state programs designed to promote best practices and innovative approaches to child abuse prevention, intervention and treatment. The OCAP serves as a statewide source of information, developing and disseminating educational material regarding prevention/early intervention programs, activities, and research. The federal grants administered by OCAP are the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA); Community Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP); and Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF). Learn more about OCAP >>



What you need to know about ACEs

County Spotlight

art636241833221983597 Los Angeles County, particularly Antelope Valley, is making efforts to raise awareness with an innovative project for this year’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month.  Los Angeles is motivating children to shed light on child abuse prevention through the mediums of writing and art performances. Read more >>