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Child Protection Team Child Abuse Statistics

The Child Protection Center reached over 30,000 children/families last year through our 5 core services.

Did you know:

  • There are 3+ million reports of child abuse & neglect annually in the U.S. (US Department of Health & Human Resources)
  • In 2013, Sarasota County received 3,156 child abuse reports—Child Protection Team Systems.
  • 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)
  • Florida is the 2nd deadliest state for children—U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Child Maltreatment 2012
  • “In 2011, U.S. state and local child protective services (CPS) received an estimated 3.7 million referrals of children being abused or neglected”—Center for Disease Control, Division of Violence Prevention, Child Maltreatment: Facts at A Glance 2013
  • The US spends $124 billion annually as a direct or indirect result of the abuse & neglect of our nations children—Fang X, Brown DS, Florence CS, Mercy JA. The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention. Child Abuse and Neglect 2012; 36:156-165.
  • An estimated 1,640 children in the US died as a result of abuse and/or neglect in 2012-- U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Child Maltreatment 2012
  • 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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Arcadia, Florida 34266
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