SUPPORTING STRONG & HEALTHY COMMUNITITES
Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children Services Prevention Bureau collaborates, educates, and advocates through community-focused programs and policies to prevent maltreatment and entry into foster care, and reduce disproportionality of populations overrepresented in the child welfare system. The initiative focuses on 6 zip codes with high rates of referral and case openings for General Neglect within Santa Clara County. The initiative aims to create safe, supportive & self-sufficient communities where families and children have access to basic necessities to mitigate the need for Child Welfare intervention.
Engaging, Empowering and Teaming to Strengthen Families
Partner with community stakeholders to increase capacity for community-led prevention programs.
Ensure that relevant information is imparted to community.
Policies support prevention efforts.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT HOTLINE
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Download the Child Abuse Prevention Brochure here:English SpanishVietnamese
Visit the Child Abuse Prevention Council website
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