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Child Abuse Is Preventable

24,000 Solano County children – 1 in 3 – have experienced abuse or neglect in their lives [Update statistic]

Child abuse is prevented when:

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KIDS ARE CONNECTED

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PARENTS ARE SUPPORTED

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COMMUNITY MEMBERS TAKE POSITIVE ACTION

Connecting communities to keep kids safe

Our goal is to make Solano County a safe, healthy, and nurturing place for families and children by engaging our neighbors, focusing on primary prevention that stops child abuse before it starts, and finding a role for everyone in supporting parents. You – and all your neighbors – have an important role.

How do we prevent child abuse in Solano County?

Primary Prevention:
 
Policy and programs that build strong families and supportive communities lead to securing the safe-stable, and nurturing environments that all children need.

Knowing Your Role:

A Role for Everyone in supporting families to build each protective factor

Using Proven Strategies:

Studies have proven that providing family supports reduce the incidences of child abuse and neglect

Proven Strategies
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Promoting the Protective Factors

Protective factors are conditions or attributes in individuals, families, and communities that promote the health and well-being of children and families. Research indicates these factors provide the best support to ensure that children thrive. It is based on engaging families, programs and communities in building five protective factors. Learn more

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Supporting Families

Connections to Resources: Access to basic needs, such as health care, mental health care and other informal support that can be provided at your local Family Resource Center (FRC) and other community partners. Learn more