To report suspected child abuse or neglect in Butte County: 1(800)400-0902
Call 211 for local resource information
The Butte County Child Abuse Prevention Council is a coalition dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse. Its objectives are to increase public awareness of child abuse and neglect, strengthen families and to provide education and professional training.
Established in 1975, the Council consists of individuals from public and private agencies and concerned members of our community.
Child abuse and child sexual abuse investigation response teams.
Teams to provide training in child abuse and neglect identification and reporting.
Training of medical personnel in child sexual abuse examinations.
Formation of the Child Death Review Team of Butte and Glenn Counties
A committee which developed a perinatal substance abuse screening method adopted by the local birthing hospitals.
OUR VISION The elimination of child abuse in Butte County.
Is to stop the cycle of child abuse and promote healthy families through education, advocacy, and community collaboration by promoting comprehensive services through our role as Butte County’s designated Child Abuse Prevention Council.
Fostering interagency collaboration, networking and problem-solving
Providing and enhancing education for professionals and the community
Planning for the future by assessing needs and resources in preparation for improvement and expansion of services to children and families
Advocating for legislation in support of healthy families
Promoting healthy families
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Become a member of the Council and help prevent child abuse.
Membership is open to everyone. Parents are welcome. Meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month call 899-3318 for meeting location.
Volunteer your time to help with outreach and education. Assist with our annual Child Abuse Prevention Month activities in April.
Write a check to the Child Abuse Prevention Council or to the Frank Watters & Mary Anne Houx Children’s Fund.
Donate a gently used backpack, baby supplies or toiletry items for children entering foster care or relative placement.