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 >>



County Spotlight | June 2017

hands_cropped636307441702951558 The Bay Area is working with several local partners to engage the San Francisco community around the issue of child abuse prevention. The Prevention Center created a report to shed light on the financial burden of child abuse and neglect. This report helps to tell the story about how child abuse and neglect not only hurts children and families, but can have a serious impact on the community as a whole. It’s on us to join together to protect kids and cut the financial cost of child abuse and neglect to our communities. This became a very significant focus in their CAP Month messaging. Read More >>

Grantee Spotlight | April 2017

coalition The Central California Coalition of Child Abuse Prevention Councils conducted three successful Poverty Trainings entitled “See Poverty…Be the Difference” with Dr. Donna Beegle. Read More >>