Our Mission: To promote a community committed to safe healthy peaceful families.
The Partnership is a non-profit organization that acts as a powerful collaborative, working to raise awareness through prevention, intervention, and treatment or family and community violence. We also facilitate education and trainings, provide resources on various topics related to safe families and offer a forum for inter-agency cooperation and coordination. In addition, The Partnership for Safe Families & Communities of Ventura County chairs the Child Abuse Prevention Council and we are actively involved in developing, as well as supporting, public policy and legislation. Together, we can assist in building strong families, healthy and safe communities. "Together we can make a difference."
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We have Task Forces dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse, community violence and youth development leadership. Our prevention network is based on partnerships, collaboration and community coordination.
Become A Partnership Member
The Partnership is a membership organization consisting of individual and organizational members. Our membership includes a diverse group of concerned citizens, parents and professionals who work to break the cycle of family violence across generations.
Mandated Reporter Training
As the Ventura County designated Child Abuse Prevention Council, The Partnership provides trainings to staff who are mandated reporters. Please visit our resources page for more information. Click here for info on the next scheduled Mandated Reporter Trainings.
The Five Protective Factors
We believe in strengthening families through early care & education. Five protective factors that strengthen families & protect children:
Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development
Concrete Support in Times of Need
Nurturing and Attachments Children's Social and Emotional Competence
SEPTEMBER AWARENESS MONTHS
Make the Pledge to Protect Our Children Every Day
" If I see, hear, suspect, or in any way become aware that a child is being abused, I will not keep silent. I will have the courage to help that child break free of the silence, secrecy, and shame that should never define a child's life"
~ quote from article "We all have a role in stopping abuse "
by Chris Kirchner, Philadelphia Children's Alliance
Full article: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/133666868.html
For more information visit www.kidalliance.org
Report Suspected Child Abuse
Report Suspected Dependent Adult & Elder Abuse