Building Strong Families & Strong Communities

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It Takes a Village to build strong families!

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What should I do if I suspect Child Abuse?
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Reporting is critical - if you know of or suspect child abuse, call 530.458.0280 to speak with a Social Worker available 24/7

What We Do:

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Colusa County CAPC is the designated Child Abuse Prevention Council for Colusa County. We are a local non-profit organization serving families in Colusa County by collaborating with other local entities to prevent child abuse. 

It is the mission of this council that we live in a community where children are valued, nurtured and protected and will reach their full potential; where high-functioning families provide an environment that allows to thrive. Where agencies throughout the community will collaborate to provide services to children and families and support them toward achieving their goals.

Please visit the About Page for more information on the Colusa County CAPC Board, including an area to meet our Board Members, how to participate, and much more!

We build on family's strengths by increasing 5 Protective Factors.

Parental Resilience

Parental resilience is the ability to manage and bounce back from all types of challenges that emerge in every family's life.

Concrete Support

Services and supports that provide stability, treatment, and help for families to thrive.

Social-Emotional Competence of Children

A child or youth's ability to self-regulate and manage emotions reduces extra stress on families. With appropriate expectations and opportunities to practice skills, children can learn more about regulation.

The 5 Protective Factors

Social Connections

Building positive relationships with other parents can provide emotional support and advice or just someone to listen.

Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development

Having accurate information and appropriate expectations for children's behavior at ever age gives parents an understanding of their children's behavior and promotes healthy relationships and development.

We Welcome Referrals!
To refer a Client to a program or service, visit our Referral Page by clicking below.

Community Outreach

We offer customized, educational presentations and trainings to stay informed about child abuse and it's prevention.

parent education

Parenting doesn't come with a Manual - we have valuable information to help navigate your parenting journey with a variety of topics and classes available online or in-person.

children's programs

Looking for something for your child or family to do together? Learn more about our children's programming throughout the year by clicking the Read More link below!

here to help

Our office serves as a central hub of resources and information. If you need assistance with something, we will do our best to find information that best suits your needs.

Like us on Facebook to stay current on upcoming events and program information. 

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Looking for ways you can help?

Have you considered opening your heart and your home to a child? Becoming a Resource Family is a great way to help children who are currently in out-of-home care by providing a child with the feeling of safety, permanence, and well-being.

Resource Family Approval (RFA) is a family-friendly and child-centered caregiver approval process that combines elements of the current foster parent licensing, relative approval processes, and approvals for adoption and guardianship and replaces those processes. 

For more information, visit our HOW YOU CAN HELP Page!

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

What's happening during the month of April in Colusa County? Lots! 

Beginning March 28th, you will see our large banner across Market Street in Colusa to spread the message that, "Every Child is a Gift!" Join the fun at the Annual Family Fair on Saturday, April 2nd from 10-2 at Egling Middle School on Webster Street in Colusa. This even features family fun activities, connection to valuable resources, a Petting Zoo, and so much more! 

Colusa County CAPC has submitted a Proclamation to the Colusa County Board of Supervisors to declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Colusa County and will be on the Agenda for the April 12th Meeting. Please watch our Social Media for the month of April for updated information, data, and more. Join us at our office on Friday, April 21st at 10:00 a.m. for the Children's Memorial Flag Raising event. This event will feature a moment of silence for all children's lives lost to violence. We will have an opportunity to plant a blue pinwheel in our pinwheel garden during the ceremony and invite all members of the community to join in planting a blue pinwheel, which is the National symbol for Child Abuse Prevention.