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Child Abuse Statistics

CHILD PROTECTION CENTER

The Child Protection Center reached over 38,000 children/families last year through our 5 core services.

Prevention

Personal Safety and Community Awareness Program – Education and awareness for 37,000 children and adults.

Intervention

Child Protection Team – Evaluation of over 800 allegations of child abuse and neglect cases, assessing risk factors, and providing recommendations for intervention.

Child and Family Supervised Visitation Program – Safe and positive visits for children with their parents for families going through a difficult and transitional time. Over 500 visits annually.

Treatment

The Sexual Abuse Treatment Program and The Kid Kindness Program – Providing over 5,000 hours in group, family, and individual trauma therapy.


Did you know:

  • There are 3+ million reports of child abuse & neglect annually in the U.S. (US Department of Health & Human Resources)
  • 131,340 children were identified as victims of abuse &/or neglect in Florida between July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007. (FL Department of Children and Families HSn & Ad Hoc Reports)
  • Florida is one of the three deadliest states for children. (US Department of Health and Human Services) 1 out of 4 girls & 1 out of 6 boys is sexually abused in the US before age 18. More than 90% of these children are victimized by someone they know. (US Department of Justice)
  • 1 out of 5 children is sexually solicited on the internet. (US Department of Justice)
  • The US spends $103.8 billion annually as a direct or indirect result of the abuse & neglect of our nation’s children. (Prevent Child Abuse America)
  • We are all mandated reporters of abuse and neglect. Report suspicions of child abuse: 1-800-96-ABUSE Protecting Children is Everyone’s Job.
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Main Office:
Child Protection Center, Inc.
720 South Orange Ave.
Sarasota, Florida 34236
Phone: 941.365.1277
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Venice locations:
2210 S. Tamiami Tr.
Venice, Florida 34293
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North Port Location:
6919 Outreach Way
North Port, Florida 34297
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Arcadia Location:
222 N. Roberts Avenue
Arcadia, Florida 34266
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