Original artwork donated to the Child Protection Center
The Personal Safety and Community Awareness Program (PSCA) strives to create a future in which children are empowered and educated, adults are equipped and aware, and our community is a safer place for children and families.
It is our core belief that ...
Florida Law recognizes five categories of child maltreatment:
By providing a variety of educational programs designed to increase children’s personal safety knowledge and decrease their vulnerability to exploitation, assist parents and caregivers in teaching a reinforcing personal safety concepts, equip professionals with key knowledge about child maltreatment, and raise community awareness of the issue of abuse and neglect, we work towards our ultimate goal of eliminating child abuse.
“Beyond excellent, powerful and so very necessary for our children—all of our children!”
— local elementary school educator
“A wealth of information that I will pass along to other parents and put into practice
with my own family right away.”
— Sarasota parent
“This was the best training on child abuse that I have ever heard! These women are incredible, knowledgeable, and empowering”
— volunteer at local youth serving agency
Education is the most powerful weapon that can be used to change the world.
— Nelson Mandela
Child Protection Center believes that informed children are safer children. Education is empowering. Advocate for personal safety education in your child's school.
Child Protection Center, Inc.
720 South Orange Ave.
Sarasota, Florida 34236
2210 S. Tamiami Tr.
Venice, Florida 34293
North Port Location:
6919 Outreach Way
North Port, Florida 34297
222 N. Roberts Avenue
Arcadia, Florida 34266