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The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP)

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). Visit our Interactive Timeline to learn more.

OCAP Highlights

2019 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Summit

We invite you to apply for a historic opportunity to significantly reduce child abuse and neglect in your county.

The Prevention Cabinet of the County Welfare Directors Association of California, the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP), and Strategies 2.0 will be co-hosting a Prevention Summit on January 31st and February 1st in San Diego. This meeting will coincide with the 33rd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment 2019 being held January 28th through February 1st at the Town & Country in Mission Valley.  For more information, click here.

Download The Application.