Listen: Sheila Boxley, President and CEO of The Child Abuse Prevention Center.
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The California Family Resource Association (CFRA) has issued a report detailing how $3 million dollars of State COVID19 emergency relief funds distributed to Family Resource Centers were utilized to assist families and communities. In partnership with the California Department of Social Services’ Office of Child Abuse Prevention, CFRA distributed the relief funds to 349 Family Resource Centers in 54 of the 58 counties in California supporting over 117,000 unduplicated individuals from April 13 to June 30. This initiative was part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s investment of $42 million to protect foster youth and families impacted by COVID-19.
ABOUT THE CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER
The Child Abuse Prevention Center is a statewide training, education, research and resource center dedicated to strengthening children, families and communities. For more than 40 years, The Center has successfully implemented its mission of preventing child abuse and neglect by training home visitors, and family resource instructors that support and strengthen more than 2,500 families each year. The Child Abuse Prevention Center has seen a 96% reduction in child abuse cases among the families they have served, a 92% increase in school readiness for children served and has seen 89% of foster youth served graduate high school or complete its equivalency. For more information about the services provided by The Child Abuse Prevention Center, visit thecapcenter.org.